Reflux or heartburn is a burning sensation felt behind the breast bone that occurs when stomach contents irritate the normal lining of the esophagus. This symptom is caused by acid reflux. Reflux of acid occurs when stomach acid refluxes (splashes) up into the esophagus, which is the tube that connects the throat to the stomach.
If you’re struggling with digestive issues in the Fort Worth, TX area you might be wondering if you need to see a digestive health specialist, called a Gastroenterologist (or GI doctor). In most cases, my recommendation to those experiencing stomach pain or other digestive symptoms is to see your primary doctor first so they