Does coffee cause low stomach acid?

Does coffee cause low stomach acid?

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  1. No foods or drinks change the stomach’s acidity. That is determined by hormones as described here:

    Coffee has a bad press. It can act as an irritant for some people’s oesophagitis. ( = inflammation caused by acid refluxing from the stomach). Some have suggested caffeine relaxes the Lower oEsophageal Sphincter, promotng acid reflux, but that has not been borne out by scientific experiment.
    There is an Extra Page of the Down With Acid encyclopaedia that looks at the scientific evidence for and against coffee, here:


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