Laryngopharyngeal Reflux – The LPR Diet & Other Treatments

lpr diet

This article looks at what Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) is, and how to control it with diet.  Do you have trouble sleeping at night with acid reflux? A simple answer can be found in this article on this website, here. Just What Is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)? Most people know what reflux is – at least they … Read more

Breath Test For Esophageal Cancer – An Exciting New Development

breath test for esophageal cancer

The test for esophageal cancer usually consists of an invasive endoscopic examination and tissue samples. This involves inconvenience and anxiety for the patient as well as significant healthcare costs. It can also expose the patient to a degree of risk. It’s welcome news therefore that a new test for espohageal cancer, and other gastric cancers, … Read more

How do antacids work to neutralize stomach acid ?

how do antacids work to neutralize stomach acid

How do antacids work to neutralize stomach acid? Antacids are made up of alkaline constituents. These react with stomach acid – or any acidic substance – turning it into harmless water and salt. If this acid is in your throat or esophagus, the antacid should work quickly to kill the burning pain of reflux. Find … Read more

Does a Mediterranean Diet Help Acid Reflux?

does a Mediterranean diet help acid reflux?

What could be a breakthrough study on reflux has been published. It specifically looked at “Silent Reflux”, and how it responded in subjects to a diet high in fruit, nuts, grains and vegetables, more commonly called a “Mediterranean Diet”. Read on below… In fact,  The diet has less fish and other animal protein than a … Read more

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