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Am I more likely to suffer from indigestion if I smoke?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Nicotine decreases pressure in the valve between your stomach and esophagus.
This can increase the incidence of reflux or heartburn. Smoking also increases the risk of stomach, esophageal, and colon cancer.

In brief: Yes

Nicotine decreases pressure in the valve between your stomach and esophagus.
This can increase the incidence of reflux or heartburn. Smoking also increases the risk of stomach, esophageal, and colon cancer.
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Dr. Afshine Emrani
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Smoking is one of the triggers of reflux.

In brief: Yes

Smoking is one of the triggers of reflux.
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