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Reflux
...  more common term used to describe this symptom of the medical condition known as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. It is caused by the washing back of food and stomach acid up into the food pipe (oesophagus). Of course we do need some acid in our stomach to assist in the breakdown of food, to stimulate the production of enzymes to aid digestion, and to kill bacteria. So heartburn usually  ...


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