How to Diagnose Your LPR by using Restech pH Monitoring

  Most refluxers get pH monitoring done to diagnose their LPR. But most of them have no clue how to interpret the results. At the same time, many patients feel their physician did not take the time to properly explain the results. So it might be helpful for you to know more about how to interpret […]

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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. […]

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