Seven Symptoms of Acid Reflux
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The tell-tale sign of Acid Reflux disease is persistent, mild to severe heartburn. Heartburn is a painful burning sensation in the esophagus just below or behind the breastbone. Most people at some point will have occasional heartburn. Persistent heartburn, however, implies a malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), a muscle that keeps stomach acid out of the esophagus, that must be addressed by a physician.