Laryngopharyngeal reflux and sleep problems

Laryngopharyngeal reflux and sleep problems

Q What is the relationship between laryngopharyngeal reflux and sleep? Can LPR cause sleep disturbances and fatigue the next day? Professor Peter Dettmar says: “There is a lot of evidence and published literature on the relationship between gastro-oesophageal reflux...
Taking reflux symptoms questionnaires

Taking reflux symptoms questionnaires

Reflux disease is often difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can vary from person to person, as well as in severity and frequency. Traditional non-invasive tests for diagnosing reflux have included questionnaires. They are convenient and useful for building up a...
Is it heartburn or indigestion?

Is it heartburn or indigestion?

Many people with gastrointestinal or digestive complaints struggle to get a diagnosis or find the right treatment because so many conditions share similar symptoms. From a burning sensation in the chest to stomach pains; it’s hard to know exactly what you’re suffering...
Reflux disease linked to epilepsy deaths: study

Reflux disease linked to epilepsy deaths: study

“Acid reflux could cause death during epileptic seizures, study finds” – reads the headline for a study conducted by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana. The new study suggests that reflux plays a role in sudden unexplained death during an epileptic seizure....
Introducing our new-look reflux home-testing kit

Introducing our new-look reflux home-testing kit

RD Biomed is delighted to introduce the new Peptest packaging and instructions designed to enrich our customer’s experience and make reflux home testing easier than ever. Peptest is an accurate, painless and inexpensive test that measures the presence of stomach...