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What are the risk factors for acid reflux?

Risk factors for acid reflux include being overweight, smoking, certain foods or alcohol (spicy foods, chocolate, soda, tomatoes, orange juice, coffee, fatty and fried foods), stress or strong emotions, pregnancy, asthma or diabetes.

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