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Smoking and salt consumption have now been linked with and increased incidence of acid reflux say researchers at a Stockholm hospital. Regular salt addition to meals increased a person's chances of developing acid reflux by 70%. Daily smoking for over 20 years resulted in the same level of risk. Tea and coffee had no effect on the risk of acid reflux.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by New Kerala
About: Smoking and salt increase the risk of acid reflux
Date: 11 November 2004
Source: New Kerala
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