What is the Stretta Procedure and can it Cure Reflux?

When lifestyle and dietary measures fail, most people think they have to use medication or do a very invasive surgery. But there is something in the middle of these two choices – the Stretta procedure. The Stretta procedure is done without cutting you open. Therefore, it is less invasive than typical anti-reflux operations – like […]

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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 is why […]

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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 are […]

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