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What is the difference between heartburn and acidity?
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Acidity is production of excess acids in the stomach that may be due various reasons like drinking tea, coffee, eating spicy foods, etc. On the other hand heartburn is a symptom in which patient feels unpleasant burning sensation or chest discomfort behind breastbone. This occurs due acid reflux from stomach to esophagus in some diseases like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Remember that heartburn have nothing to do with your heart. This term is misleading.
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