Having reflux disease and other associated conditions can be a very stressful experience, but there are some excellent online resources that offer help, advice and support, and connect you with others who are going through the same thing.
This online resource offers help with all types of reflux disease and incudes the latest information from leading clinical experts on causes, symptoms, treatments and personal stories from reflux sufferers.
Garry Walton, a reflux sufferer who had the LINX surgical procedure in 2012, runs this Facebook group as a place where sufferers from GORD/LPR can exchange views and find information on living with reflux and managing the condition.
The Voice Institute of New York
Providing medical services for people with voice disorders and diseases of the larynx and throat, the Voice Institute is a leading expert in LPR with its Director, Dr Jamie Koufman, offering advice in the site’s blog. Dr Koufman was a pioneer in the study of reflux and coined many of the terms we are familiar with today, such as silent reflux and LPR, in the 1980s.
HealthBoards Acid Reflux / GERD Message Board
HealthBoards is a support group community with more than 9,000 discussion threads on reflux.
Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation
A non-profit US charity that aims to raise awareness, encourage early detection and fund research of oesophageal cancer.
Living with Reflux
Living With Reflux is a UK charity supporting families with Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) through support, education and practical advice.
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Support
This Facebook group offers information on Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR), with members offering support and encouragement to each other.
This NHS section on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease offers the latest information on clinical trials, symptoms, causes, treatments and complications.