It is a condition characterized by burning pain in the stomach and esophagus with eructation due to excessive secretion of
HCL in the stomach.
Causes of heartburn:
Indigestion is the main cause.
Esophagitis ( inflammation of esophagus)
Faulty diet: excess of spices, chilly, fried food etc.
Drugs like pain killers
Acupressure treatment of heartburn:
8 pp points of the abdomen.
Local points of CV, St & Sp channel in the region of abdomen and upper chest.
Reflex points: heart, liver, stomach, kidney, both hands and foot.