Video – explains the difference between heartburn & gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).
Heartburn and GORD explained
It's important to know the difference between heartburn or a sign of a more critical condition called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease or GORD. This is the inflammation of the lining of the oesophagus due to stomach acid leaking up (refluxing) from the stomach.
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(Cleveland Clinic, NZ, 2019)