Acid reflux or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is a common condition in the UK where acid leaks out from the stomach and into the oesophagus (gullet). This causes a variety of symptoms such as:
- Heartburn – burning sensation or discomfort in the chest.
- Unpleasant taste in the mouth.
- Pain when swallowing.
- Difficulty swallowing.
For more information visit: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Gastroesophageal-reflux-disease/Pages/Introduction.aspx