Heartburn & Hiccups: Why These Symptoms Could Be Something More Serious Than A Casual Annoyance
In recent years the incidence of diseases like oesophageal or gastric cancer are on the increase. Thanks to the stresses and strains of modern life – in some cases unhealthy diets, an overabundance of processed foods and excessive levels of alcohol can contribute to the development of cancer, however, in many cases no obvious causes...
Oesophageal cancer like many other cancers does not discriminate between age or sex and knowing and recognising the signs and symptoms are crucial to early diagnosis. If you suffer from any of the following symptoms for longer than 3 weeks you should consult your doctor.
Difficulty swallowing or food sticking
Heartburn acid reflux
Hiccupping that wont go away
Unexplained weight loss.
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