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... I can't help but wonder what LPR sufferers did for relief 20 years ago - before PP2s like Nexium were invented. The year I developed LPR (before a diagnosis), I became so sick that I had to stay in bed all day, because the only postion that I could tolerate was lying on my right side (helped cut down on the cough). My entire family thought I was going crazy, and they sent... (3 replies)
... Some of the differences between LPR and GERD confuse me. ... (3 replies)
... first, that medications, including PPIs, are engineered primarily for GERD and heartburn, not LPR and throat problems, and if they work for some LPR sufferers it's incidental or accidental to their purpose. ... (10 replies)

FYI regarding LPR
Dec 26, 2009
... I have only had LPR symptoms for about 5 months, but I have checked out a lot of info in that time. ... (10 replies)
... this is the result of diet, eating too much too quickly, being overweight, stress and an overproduction of stomach acid. Most Gerd sufferers respond to dietary and lifestyle change and to H2 blockers. ... (23 replies)
... seemed a logical conclusion that it might help improve muscle tone and heal the vegal nerve. These are threads that I've pieced together on a hunch. I wish we LPR sufferers had Drs that could help solve the mystery of LPR. ... (119 replies)
... contradicts the idea of pinning this on LPR. It is much more classic GERD. In fact, LPR has very little relationship with what you eat, whereas GERD has a very high relationship. ... (15 replies)
... I have noticed that many posters report that their LPR started after an upper respiratory infection.....ironically my LPR also started after an upper respratory infection...I had actuallty taken a trip to Italy... ... (22 replies)
... Skylar, I really understand how your feel nervous about taking medication every day. However, LPR is a serious condition, and left untreated, can lead to even less pleasant possibilities, like laryngeal and esophageal cancers, and Barret's esophagous. ... (23 replies)
LPR and surgery?
Apr 18, 2019
... NT said I need to consider surgery especially if I am not fan of pills or do great on them. I tried all the "zoles". My latest ENDO showed mild redness, but most LPR sufferers have that as a result. I took a gastroparesis test to rule that out as a possible cause for my LPR, I guess its wasn't. ... (0 replies)
... What are your LPR symptoms. I get to enjoy tight throat, difficulty breathing, esophegeal spasms, vocal cord disfuntion, and sinus problems. ... (7 replies)
... tare at me and say they believed me but there was no more they could do for me. I was determined to exhaust every avenue in my research to dig myself out of the LPR twlight zone. ... (119 replies)
... My fellow LPR sufferers, I have been researching the difference between LPR and GERD the past few days and I wanted to share my findings. ... (15 replies)
... There have been quite a few studies that indicate that LPR is more closely linked to esophageal cancer than other types of GERD. ... (3 replies)
... GERD sufferers of LPR, and anyone in general, please let me know what you think. I hope my message didn't sound too confident, or like I know what I'm doing. ... (42 replies)
... th sensors on it. It is put in the esophaegus in the same way as above with one end connected to a small computer device which is strapped around your waist. For LPR it should be a double probe with a sensor just above the lower sphincter and one just below the upper sphincter. ... (20 replies)
... mproved when I started taking the medication, until they returned after the Neurontin wore off. Of course, I had no idea I would experience an improvement in my LPR symptoms when I began taking Neurontin for a neurological disorder like chronic facial pain. ... (42 replies)
... I have another appt with my ENT surgeon in 2 weeks, could anyone tell me if there are any tests I could ask for to determine if its definitely LPR I have, and can anyone tell me what them tests would involve? ... (1 replies)
... I just wanted to mention Xhale, something else that came to mind, while I was reading all these responses and our own conversation, and people talking about LPR on other message boards. ... (42 replies)
Those LPR blues!!!
May 26, 2009
... short, I'm a GERD and LPR sufferer, and have been for the past 10 years. After seeing numerous doctors and ENT's, I finally had the Nissin Fundoplication surgery in 2006. ... (2 replies)

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