An uneasy, burning sensation in the stomach, often attended with an inclination to vomit. It is sometimes idiopathic, but is often a symptom of other complaints.
regurgitation of gastric juices (reflux) into the esophagus causing a burning sensation beneath the sternum.
A burning sensation that occurs in your chest about the level of your heart is heartburn and is what gives this condition it's name. It's caused by the contents of your stomach backing up into the esophagus, then the stomach acids irritate the lining of the esophagus. It has nothing to do with the heart at all. !-- ctxt_ad_partner = "2012884650"; ctxt_ad_section = ""; ctxt_ad_bg = ""; ctxt_ad_width = 336; ctxt_ad_height = 280; ctxt_ad_bc = "FFFFFF"; ctxt_ad_cc = "FFFFFF"; ctxt_ad_lc = "666666"; ctxt_ad_tc = "666666"; ctxt_ad_uc = "666666";