Interview: Prof. Peter Dettmar – LPR Diagnosis with Peptest

  This is the last part of the interview with Professor Peter Dettmar. In the last three parts, we already covered the following topics: Part #1: The role of the stomach enzyme pepsin in LPR Part #2: Advanced questions about the symptoms Part #3: Treatment   Professor Dettmar and his team developed a test for silent reflux […]

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Interview: Prof. Peter Dettmar – Treatment of LPR

  It is hard for patients to find help for their LPR. One reason is: even if you have diagnosed the disease it is very hard to treat. There is no magic pill for it. Additionally, there is a lot of misinformation about LPR treatment out there – even among health practitioners. Find out what […]

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Interview: Prof. Peter Dettmar – Symptoms of LPR

  This post is the second part of the interview with Professor Peter Dettmar – a leading expert in the research around LPR. The first one was about the crucial role of the stomach enzyme pepsin in laryngopharyngeal reflux.   Many patients can not find a doctor who knows how to identify silent reflux correctly. That […]

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Why PPIs are a Poor Silent Reflux Treatment

  Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs). They do not work better than placebo as silent reflux treatment. Still, they get prescribed like crazy. Most doctors simply take what works for GERD and tell people with silent reflux to use the same. What are Proton-Pump Inhibitors? Proton-pump inhibitors are massively reducing the acid production of your stomach. Here […]

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The 12 Most Typical Silent Reflux Symptoms

  There is a whole range of silent reflux symptoms. They are directly or indirectly caused by inflammation, which are the result of damages from pepsin. Here are the most common symptoms of silent reflux:   1) Hoarseness and Pain While Speaking (often caused by reflux laryngitis) Laryngitis is a very common silent reflux symptom. It is […]

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What Is Silent Reflux? The Mechanism Revealed!

  What is silent reflux, also known as LPR (laryngopharyngeal reflux)? Silent reflux means that acid and stomach enzymes are getting into the airways. This causes inflammation. Understanding the mechanism of silent reflux is crucial for healing it.   Old Belief of What Silent Reflux Is: Only Acid Damage Until a few years ago, most […]

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