Can aloe vera or manuka honey help with your reflux symptoms? Many patients will take medication for reflux, such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), for long periods of time without understanding the risks. Yet, official advice says PPIs shouldn’t be taken for more...
Many patients swear by natural remedies as an alternative to medications to relieve their reflux symptoms, such as heartburn, chronic cough and indigestion. In our latest blog, we take a look at the use of Slippery Elm and Kefir. Slippery Elm Slippery Elm is a tree...
Professor Peter Dettmar, our company director, has enjoyed a week in China with our friends and colleagues from MAAB International, the Hong Kong-based investment and trading company. The visit involved a number of fascinating visits to major hospitals, trading...
The digestive system is where your body breaks food down into smaller molecules. The oesophagus is the medical name for the gullet and is the long tube that carries food from the throat, also called the pharynx, to the stomach. When we swallow, food pushes into the...
Reflux disease is a common problem with symptoms that include heartburn, regurgitation, chest pain, nausea and dysphagia. If untreated, complications such as Barrett’s oesophagus can develop. This is when cells in the lining of the oesophagus appear abnormal and...
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