Heartburn is a painful burning feeling just below or behind the breastbone. It usually comes from the esophagus. The pain often rises in your chest and may spread to your neck or throat.
Pyrosis; Non-cardiac chest pain
Almost everyone has heartburn sometimes. If you have heartburn very often, you may have
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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