What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Soda Every Day

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3. It will go down your esophagus

… Obviously.

If you didn’t inhale, the drink will make its way down your esophagus. And while you may feel a burning sensation, contrary to popular belief, it will not cause any damage. Research has found that there is no link to acid reflux or any other damage to the esophagus. But …

4. Your lungs could suffer

Once your drink makes it safely through your esophagus, that’s when the smooth sailing ends. Unfortunately, scientists have  linked soda consumption to a higher risk of pulmonary complications like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) which blocks airflow and makes it difficult to breathe. The 2012 study also found links to asthma.

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