01 Dec, 2022. Thu Find My DoctorAcid reflux disease
It is a condition in which there is reflux of contents from stomach back to esophagus. When any type of food is taken, there is secretion of acid within stomach which is necessary for digestion. During this reflux there is reflux of acid which is mixed with food content leading to severe discomfort, heartburn, chest pain and cough. Certain food which contain more spice or are hot should be avoided. Tobacco or taking pain killers also secretes acid which leads to reflux. Acid reflux symptoms disrupts daily routine, patients usually preferred to be symptom free as soon as possible due to severe discomfort.