Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR)

Throat clearing, voice changes, swallowing problems, a lump in the throat, post-nasal drip sensation, chronic cough, and acid taste are all part of a condition known as LPR. This is very common in Western society and affects at least 50% of our patients. Treatment mostly focuses on the use of diet changes, rather than medications. Screening of the esophagus is