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Why is it called ”heartburn”?

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  1. Laurie Reply:

    Although it is called heartburn, the pain is not associated with the heart and does not cause any damage to the heart. Although it can vary, pain related to the Source:http://www.ehow.com/about_4693005_heartburn.html

  2. Mellisa Reply:

    When refluxed stomach acid touches the lining of the esophagus, it causes a burning sensation in the chest called heartburn.

  3. Suellen Reply:

    Oooh..I know this one! Because the end of you esophagus is right around the area of where your heart is…it is known as the ‘cardiac sphinctor’. This is the area where you feel that burny yucky sensation of heart burn…also know as pyrosi… Source:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080508010245AAVhCaj

  4. Mallory Reply:

    It’s called heartburn because the burning sensation is in the general area of the heart. It feels like your heart is burning! Source:http://www.chacha.com/question/why-it-is-called-heartburn.-i-know-what-heartburn-is%21-but-why-is-it-called-that

  5. Katie Reply:

    well you see i am still looking for the answer. i will keep you posted. Source:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_is_heartburn_called_heartburn

  6. Rosana Reply:

    I’ve been having heartburn everyday, I haven’t been eating anything that would usually give me heartburn, What does this mean and should I be worried?

  7. Paulette Reply:

    Oooh!!I know this one!Because the end of you esophagus is right around the area of where your heart is!!!it is known as the cardiac sphinctor! This is the area where you feel that burny yucky sensation of heart burn!!!also know as pyrosis!

  8. Tanika Reply:

    Why is heartburn called heartburn? Because it feel like there's a burning sensation where your heart is. But in reality it is because your esophagus, aka the tube

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