Originally Posted by Chardonnay
Thanks for the reply.
Yes...and yes, he DRANK coffee and it always gave him bad heartburn immediately. Same goes for dark sodas and chocolate. We thought it was the caffeine, but when we tried decaf, same result. So whatever is in the coffee bean and cocoa bean is evil to his stomach.
My doctor told me that it's from the acidity of coffee, not from the caffeine. I wouldn't be surprised because I switched to caffeinated tea daily and it never hurts my stomach - awesome!