Based on Healthline, this hack might have one thing to do with what’s actually in soda — the carbon dioxide gasoline. It might assist break down the meals that is caught in your esophagus.
Talking of the esophagus, this trick will solely work in circumstances when the meals is caught there, says E.R. doctor, Dr. Troy Madsen (by way of College of Utah Well being). “Now after we speak about meals caught within the throat, I am not speaking about caught in your airway. That is a giant deal. I am speaking about, as an example you’ve a giant piece of steak, will get caught in your esophagus, within the meals tube that is taking the meals right down to your abdomen,” clarified Dr. Masden.
Dr. Jason Singh additionally added that it helps should you can, “stand in your tip toes and forcibly land in your heels” after ingesting the Coke. Any further assist to dissolve the pesky meals merchandise helps. Different methods you may attempt embrace taking just a few sips of water, consuming a chunk of banana (tender meals), having some butter, or just ready it out, added Healthline. However when does meals caught in your chest turn out to be a significant issue?