Be careful while drinking hot coffee or tea. Blow on it and cool it a little before gulping it down.
When very hot liquids are allowed to flow down into your stomach, they create problems along the way.
Usually, people who do this are victims of habit, and will tend to drink hot beverages this way, more than once a day.
When the lining of the oesophagus is assaulted multiple times a day, several years in a row by this kind of “scalding”, the risks of oesophageal cancer go up significantly.