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What kind of beverages should I avoid to prevent acid reflux?

There are multiple causes of acid reflux, and every person can have individual exacerbating factors and foods. When it comes to beverages, some of the more common causes of acid reflux include coffee, fruit juices and alcohol. It is important to note that although milk may help soothe the throat initially, it is acidic and can worsen acid reflux.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Don't pop that top -- soda worsens reflux! In this video, otolaryngologist Jonathan Aviv, MD, a guest on The Dr. Oz Show and the clinical director of the Voice and Swallowing Center, explains the drinks to avoid if you have reflux.

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