Measuring salivary pepsin levels has the potential to reduce time to diagnose acid reflux, minimise the use of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy, and streamline care for patients with symptoms. That’s the findings of a new study undertaken at two care centres at the...
Regular exercise and healthier diets may reduce symptoms of reflux (GERD/GORD) substantially for some women and could even make medication unnecessary – a new study claims. Dietary and lifestyle modifications are often recommended to alleviate symptoms of...
Switzerland-based medtech firm Implantica says its RefluxStop device for treating acid reflux can ‘eliminate the need for proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs)’. The company, which focuses on urology and digestive surgery, describes its lead product RefluxStop as ‘a...
If you have received a positive diagnosis of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) or laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) there are a number of potential treatment options available. These can include reflux medication, dietary changes, lifestyle changes and surgery....
Alkaline water – water that has been treated to have a higher pH level than most tap and bottled water – is rising in popularity. Proponents say that it can deliver many benefits and is particularly therapeutic for people who suffer from reflux disease. Others...
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the world. First clinically introduced in 1989, the medicines suppress acid production in the stomach and are used in the treatment of many conditions, such as: • Dyspepsia • Peptic...
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