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22 possible causes of "Heartburn"
Symptoms:
  • Indigestion
  • Obesity
  • Flatulence
  • Heartburn
  • Hyperventilation
  • Heart murmurs
11. Pregnancy
Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released from the ovary. An egg enters one of the fallopian tubes where it may be fertilized. The egg then enters the uterus where implantation occurs...
Symptoms:
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Weight loss
  • Cough
  • Pain
  • Heartburn
  • Swallowing problem
12. Achalasia
Achalasia is a condition that affects the esophagus, the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. In individuals with achalasia, the esophagus does not work properly. Food may become trapped in it. Thi...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Moist skin
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heartburn
  • General weakness
13. Angina Pectoris
Angina is a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. Lower blood flow means your heart isn't getting enough oxygen. This pain often occurs with physical activity or stress. Stable angina, als...
Symptoms:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pain
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • High blood pressure
14. Unstable Angina
Angina is a condition marked by crushing pain in your chest that may also be felt in your shoulders, neck, and arms. The pain is caused by inadequate blood supply to your heart, which leaves your heart deprived o...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain worse with eating
  • Abdominal pain radiating to shoulder
  • Heartburn
  • Abdominal pain radiating to the back
15. Acute Cholecystitis - A Fancy Term for an Inflamed Gallbladder
Acute cholecystitis is also known as inflammation of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ that sits below the liver, and helps your body digest fat. Cholecystitis can become very severe and requires immediat...
Symptoms:
  • Heartburn
16. Barrett’s Esophagus
The esophagus is a muscular tube that transports food from the mouth to the stomach. Barrett's esophagus is a condition that occurs when cells in the lining of the esophagus are damaged, usually because of exposure t...
Symptoms:
  • Burping
  • Nausea
  • Gagging
  • Hoarseness
  • Heartburn
  • Vomiting blood
17. Esophageal Cancer
The esophagus is a muscular tube that is responsible for moving food from the throat to the stomach. Esophageal cancer occurs when a malignant (cancerous) tumor forms in the esophagus lining. As it grows it can affec...
Symptoms:
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Abdominal mass
  • Fatigue
  • Flatulence
  • Heartburn
  • Vomiting blood
18. Stomach Cancer (Gastric Adenocarcinoma)
Gastric cancer, also known as gastric adenocarcinoma, is a cancer that forms inside of the stomach. It is the most common type of stomach cancer worldwide, and most commonly affects men over the age of 40.
Symptoms:
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Exercise intolerance
  • Central obesity
  • Heartburn
  • Sleep apnea
19. Metabolic Syndrome X
Metabolic syndrome X is a group of four risk factors that can increase your chance of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. The four risk factors include: increased bloo...
Symptoms:
  • Constipation
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Burping
  • Flatulence
  • Heartburn
  • Colic
20. Hernia
A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall. Hernias are most common in th...

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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