Heart burn

Category A - full version without watermark 720x576 (check terms and conditions at www.teledesign.de) The version with watermark is for free to embedThe stomach acid is responsible for digesting food and for killing pathogenic microorganisms that have been ingested. To protect surrounding body tissue from being digested, the stomach wall is lined with a protective layer. A complex sealing system prevents the stomach acid to enter into the sensitive esophagus. If this barrier fails heartburn develops.