Testing saliva for pepsin helps ‘manage reflux’

Testing saliva for pepsin helps ‘manage reflux’

Testing saliva for the stomach enzyme pepsin can help speed up the management of reflux, a new research study has concluded. Peptest – a salivary pepsin test – is also described as an ‘important diagnostic tool’ for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD/ GERD) and...
Opera singers susceptible to reflux helped by Peptest

Opera singers susceptible to reflux helped by Peptest

From recitative to reflux – a new study has identified Peptest as a useful tool for diagnosing reflux in opera singers. Opera singers are at a greater risk of developing reflux disease because of their effort to sing but are reluctant to undergo invasive...
Taking reflux symptoms questionnaires

Taking reflux symptoms questionnaires

Reflux disease is often difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can vary from person to person, as well as in severity and frequency. Traditional non-invasive tests for diagnosing reflux have included questionnaires. They are convenient and useful for building up a...