The Sleep Apnea Silent Reflux Connection

This is a chicken and egg kind of problem. Studies have shown that silent reflux may cause sleep apnea, and other studies suggest that sleep apnea causes silent reflux.

Does Melatonin Help With LPR

Melatonin does help with LPR – In the video below I discuss the theory behind this and how it works

Heartburn Drugs Tied to Dementia Risk

Repeated use of a certain class of drugs for gastric reflux or peptic ulcers was linked with a higher risk for dementia among patients in Germany, researchers say. The drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), include lansoprazole (Prevacid), manufactured by Novartis, as well as esomeprazole (Nexium) and omeprazole (Prilosec), both manufactured by AstraZeneca.

Living With Silent Reflux and Diet Changes

New video blog is up about my experiences with silent reflux. The key is finding your trigger food and diet changes

Stress and Silent Reflux

Stress and Silent Reflux Looking back I’m certain that stress was a trigger of my silent reflux. I was working a stressful job and really wanted of of the company I worked for. Since then I’ve changed jobs and started my own private investigation¬†agency and I’m now working as an Oklahoma private investigator. I also…

Melatonin, Vitamin D3, and Vitamin B12 for Silent Reflux

It’s been a while since I posted and wanted to update with how I’m progressing in my fight agains silent reflux. I’m happy to say that I’m not really having any more symptoms with the exception of when I expect to have them. For example chewing any Spearmint or Peppermint gum will trigger some mild…

Vagal Nerve Neuropathy and the Silent Reflux Connection

There are reports that vagal nerve neuropathy is the cause of silent reflux, to that it’s another issue entirely.¬†Vagal nerve neuropathy is a condition in which the nerve is damaged and is sending wrong or weak signals to and from the body and the brain. Since the vagal nerve is connected to so many different…

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…

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.…