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Artificial Sweeteners and Heartburn: The Facts

Read on to find out if artificial sweeteners and heartburn are associated, and what you should do. The obesity epidemic has helped to fuel the demand for low and calorie free sugar substitutes, such as artificial sweeteners. Defra’s Family Food Survey found that sales of regular soft drinks fell by 34.6% between 2010 and 2014, [...]

Can Chewing Tobacco Cause Acid Reflux? Or Smoking It?

Everyone knows that smoking tobacco is not a good thing long term term. Fewer people know that chewing tobacco is not a good thing. Probably even fewer people know that using tobacco products - whether their smoked or chewed - is a leading cause of acid reflux and GERD. In 2016, more than 15.5% of [...]

Do Fizzy Drinks Cause Heartburn?

Google which foods to avoid and carbonated drinks always come near the top. The conventional explanation includes a number of problems. So do fizzy drinks cause heartburn? Perhaps the most important is that the LES relaxes, and its pressure reduces, as a result of drinking carbonated drinks; this in turn, could lead to acid refluxing into the [...]

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