LPR= Laryngeal-Pharyngeal Reflux. (Larynx
=voice box, containing the 2 vocal cords. Pharynx=throat, above
. The larynx
is above the trachea/windpipe.)
Reflux=acidic or alkaline stomach material that backs up into the esophagus (food tube), causing any of these problems: VCD attacks, cough, voice problems, asthma, globus (feeling of lump in throat), constant need to clear throat, worsening of sinus condition, sore throat, pre-cancerous conditions of throat &/or esophagus, etc.