The Struggle Against Silent Reflux Continues

I was desperate for answers so I made an appointment to see my doctor. This time I was put on prescription strength Prilosec, and to help ween off the coffee Nuvigil. If you’ve never taken Nuvigil, it’s quite an experience. It basically turned this introvert into an extrovert while it was working, and it made…


Silent Reflux Returns

4 years later I started experienced the same throat symptoms again only this time it was worse, a lot worse. The left side of my throat felt swollen, hot, and irritated. I’m pretty sure what triggered it this time though – This started to happen immediately after drinking some red wine. I found out later…


What is Silent Reflux?

Silent Reflux is also known as: Laryngopharyngeal Reflux LPR Non Erosive Reflux Asymptomatic Reflux How it works is that supposedly the contents of your stomach are backing up into your throat, but you don’t have the usual reflux symptoms like heartburn any burning sensation at all. Silent reflux usually manifests itself in your throat with…


The Start of Silent Reflux, LPR, or Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

This all started four years ago – I thought I had a cold, my throat was sore, I was hoarse and there was a lot of mucus build up in my throat. A trip to the doctor got me a prescription of antibiotics, a shot of steroids and a follow up visit two weeks later.…