“Laryngopharyngeal Reflux” (LPR) is a disorder that occurs when acid from the stomach makes its way up the food pipe and causes irritation of the throat. 

This can lead to all sorts of different symptoms including:

People commonly assume that you must experience heartburn if reflux is present. This is, however, not the case with some people having “Silent Reflux”.

Treatment of LRP

There are a number of lifestyle measures that can be taken to reduce LRP. These include:

In some cases medications may be needed to control the symptoms associated with LPR. Dr Morrissey or your GP can prescribe these should they be necessary.