Risk of reflux rises with age

Risk of reflux rises with age

As age increases so does the tendency to suffer from laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) – according to a new research study. Researchers in Italy have found a significant correlation between increase in age and an increase in pepsin within the oesophagus. Pepsin is a...
PEPSIN: 10 quick facts

PEPSIN: 10 quick facts

Peptest is an accurate, painless and inexpensive test that tells you conclusively if you have reflux. It measures the presence ‘pepsin’ in a sample of your saliva. But what is pepsin and why does its presence matter? Here’s our 10 at-a-glance facts. 1 Pepsin is an...