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...
New therapies for airway reflux will target pepsin

New therapies for airway reflux will target pepsin

Research is underway to develop new therapies for airway reflux that specifically target pepsin. Pepsin has been identified as a biomarker of gastric reflux into the oesophagus, airways and lungs, and had been detected in saliva, sputum and secretions from the...