Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as “acid reflux” is a chronic symptom of damage to the mucus membrane lining of the stomach or the throat. The following are some of the common and not so common signs of acid reflux:
Heartburn. Heartburn or pyrosis is a hot, burning sensation in the chest, behind the sternum in the upper abdomen. It may come with a fiery sensation or acidic gurgling feeling in the throat. Sometimes the discomfort can radiate into the mouth or jaw and is often associated with eating or laying down in people suffering with GERD.