Acid reflux occurs when the lower part of the esophagus becomes inflamed due to exposure to gastric juices. Some common foods that cause acid reflux include alcohol consumption, smoking, spicy foods, coffee, chocolate, fatty foods, and carbonated beverages.
It’s been raining all day, and you’re cooped up inside. You’ve been dying to go for a swim, but you know you shouldn’t because of the increased chance of slipping and falling on slick surfaces. And you’re right- according to the National Weather Service, more than half of all weather-related fatalities yearly are due to drowning.