Heartburn (Overview, Symptoms, Diagnoses, Causes, and 20 Home Remedies)

Abdominal Pressure

Increasing pressure in the stomach due to delayed stomach emptying or indigestion causes weakening of lower esophageal sphincter(LES). The Weakness of LES allows the backflow of stomach acids or even the food contents towards the esophagus or mouth. This condition leads to acid reflux.