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How does caffeine affect your digestive health?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Many ways

Caffeine is a diuretic, making you urinate frequently to get rid of the toxin "caffeine" which actually more often leeds to constipation and associate hemorrhoidal problems, rectal itching and bleeding.

In brief: Many ways

Caffeine is a diuretic, making you urinate frequently to get rid of the toxin "caffeine" which actually more often leeds to constipation and associate hemorrhoidal problems, rectal itching and bleeding.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: See below

Caffeine can lead to lower esophageal sphincter relaxation and increased acid secretion causing/worsening esophageal reflux.
It can also cause diarrhea or bowel urgency.

In brief: See below

Caffeine can lead to lower esophageal sphincter relaxation and increased acid secretion causing/worsening esophageal reflux.
It can also cause diarrhea or bowel urgency.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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