I started having this horrible phlegm problem after I came down with valley fever. I cannot get rid of the thick mucus in my throat, which starts after I wake up and bothers me all day off and on. Also cough, hoarse voice, clearing throat, thick mucus worse after I eat.. I read a book called "Dropping Acid" (meaning dropping your acid diet). Dr. Jamie Kaufman is the author and she treats people with reflux, specifically LPR which is a different reflux that is in the throat not the gut.. She outlines a specific diet that is very low acid. You have to follow it perfectly for 2 weeks, then introduce foods one at a time. It seems to help but you cannot cheat at all. Check out her book -- you can get in off Amazon.com It may help. All of these symptoms discussed on this thread are symptoms of LPR )laryngopharygeal reflux..... Hope this helps..View Thread
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