Reflux disease linked to epilepsy deaths: study

Reflux disease linked to epilepsy deaths: study

“Acid reflux could cause death during epileptic seizures, study finds” – reads the headline for a study conducted by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana. The new study suggests that reflux plays a role in sudden unexplained death during an epileptic seizure....
10 reflux tips for Christmas

10 reflux tips for Christmas

Too much rich food, alcohol and festive stress can trigger reflux symptoms, including heartburn, belching, bloating, unpleasant acid taste and nausea. Here’s our 10 top tips for surviving the Christmas season 1 Know your food triggers Avoid eating foods which you know...
Gastroparesis and reflux disease

Gastroparesis and reflux disease

Gastroparesis means paralysis of the muscles of the stomach and is a chronic condition where the stomach can’t empty itself in the normal way and food passes through more slowly than usual. Slow, irregular stomach contractions can interrupt or prevent normal...
Chronic pharyngitis and reflux disease

Chronic pharyngitis and reflux disease

Chronic pharyngitis is long-term inflammation and irritation of the pharynx – it’s also known as a persistent sore throat. Pharyngitis is one of the most common health complaints in the UK, yet its cause can be multifactorial. It can feel like scratchiness in the...