Noncardiac chest pain: Heartburn, not heart attack

November 2011
Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p1
The article discusses the efficient diagnosis of heartburn and noncardiac chest pain. It says that heartburn is commonly associated with a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). According to the author, physicians and medical professionals can diagnose the condition through a proton pump inhibitor drug test. INSET: Other causes of chest pain.


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