TITLE

Clinical Viewpoint: Heartburn: A Drug and Natural Medicine Review

AUTHOR(S)
Kiska, Thomas A.
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Nutritional Perspectives: Journal of the Council on Nutrition;Oct2013, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
HEARTBURN is defined as a "burning sensation in the substernal area due to reflux of acid contents of the stomach into the lower esophagus" by Taber's Medical Dictionary.1 The purpose of this document is to define heartburn, review the physiology of heartburn and the gastric system, review both the drug and natural medicine application for the treatment of heartburn and discuss the health benefits and adverse side-effects of the common treatments.
ACCESSION #
91593364

 

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