Does pepsin and reflux cause tooth erosion?

Does pepsin and reflux cause tooth erosion?

Diagnostic device Peptest has been used to help researchers investigate a potential link between salivary pepsin levels and tooth erosion. Dental erosion – the loss of tooth enamel – has often been associated with reflux disease due to direct contact between tooth...
Is My Cough Reflux or Coronavirus?

Is My Cough Reflux or Coronavirus?

I have reflux and one of the symptoms is a cough, so how do I tell the difference between this and the cough caused by COVID-19? If we cough a few times at the moment, it’s hard not to think it may be related to the coronavirus. COVID-19 is a lower respiratory tract...
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...