Can laryngopharyngeal reflux be prevented?
To decrease your chance of having LPR, avoid the following:
- Acidic, spicy and fatty foods
- Beverages that contain caffeine (tea, coffee, soda, etc.)
- Mint or mint-flavored foods
Other things you can do to help prevent LPR:
- Do not wear tight or binding clothing.
- Avoid becoming overly stressed. Learn ways to help manage or reduce stress levels.
- Be sure to maintain a healthy weight.
- Avoid eating less than 2 hours before bedtime.