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...
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...
Q I used Peptest a few months ago which showed very high levels of pepsin. I have since had Nissen fundoplication surgery and have no more reflux, but I still have terrible airway problems? Could I take Peptest again to check for pepsin in my airways? Professor Peter...
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used to treat patients with gastrointestinal disorders, such as gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD) and peptic ulcer. But with PPI lawsuits involving allegations of serious kidney injuries continuing to mount in the...
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...
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...
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