Pepsin, Peptest and reflux: your questions answered

Pepsin, Peptest and reflux: your questions answered

Q) Are there any developments in the pipeline for finding a way to naturally neutralise refluxed pepsin or even keep it bound into the stomach? The trouble with reflux is you cannot know when you are refluxing most times, so I wonder if there are windows of time where...
Peptest and Professor Dettmar interview on Refluxgate

Peptest and Professor Dettmar interview on Refluxgate

Peptest’s Professor Peter Dettmar is to feature in a four-part interview with the Refluxgate blog, which provides information on causes, diagnosis and treatment for Laryngopharangeal Reflux (LPR). Refluxgate.com is written by medical journalist Gerrit, who set up his...
Do you know your GORD from your LPR?

Do you know your GORD from your LPR?

GORD, GERD, NERD, EER and LPR… there are so many acronyms and buzzwords related to symptoms of reflux, such as heartburn, silent reflux, nausea, ‘wet burps’, coughs and throat clearing, that it’s a little confusing to know what they all mean. Here we’ll take a look at...
Behind the scenes at the Peptest Laboratory

Behind the scenes at the Peptest Laboratory

Peptest is a rapid, accurate, painless and inexpensive saliva test that tells you conclusively if you are suffering from reflux disease. Saliva samples can be collected by patients at home in sample tubes, which contain citric acid as a preservative, and can be posted...