Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Doctor, Hyderabad
Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest caused by acid reflux. It happens when the swallowed food is sent back into the food pipe (esophagus) and the person experiences pain in the upper and central part of the chest. It is normal when experienced on a few occasions but a cause for concern if it happens frequently. It is an indicator of a serious gastrointestinal disorder called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Heartburn is a result of poor diet, lack of exercise, obesity and lifestyle factors and Panchakarma is an effective remedy that can help get rid of this problematic disease. Attempt this quiz to find out more about heartburn and how panchakarma can help in its treatment.