Our six year old son was diagnosed with achalasia last week after a barium swallow. He had been admitted to hospital with dehydration and weight loss after about ....
For the last year I have had severe problems swallowing, anything more than soup, porridge or tinned mince and powdered potatoes causes me terrible problems, I have ....
I have heard about Celseton and Lasnotax and wonder these work. Any information would be helpful.
We have set up a meeting for anybody affected by achalasia in order to discuss issues surrounding the condition. It will be held on Thursday 12 December 2013 from ....
Hi, I'm a 41 year old mum of 4 who lives in Jersey Channel Islands and have had Achalasia for 17 years now, (I have had a balloon dilatation and botox 3 times) to ....
Hi my name is Jonathon and I'm 21 from Manchester. I was diagnosed 3 years ago with achalasia after the usual barium swallow, endoscopy and manometry which showed ....
My Life with Achalasia
A little bit about me – I am a 38 year old married male with 2 young children living in a little place called Northern Ireland. I have up ....
hi there just wondering if anybody out there recognises my symptoms - i'm at a loose end - last week i was rushed into hospital with anaphylactic shock - which included ....
I have recently had my operation to 'cure' my achalasia and have found this website whilst trying to find if I am having the same experiences as others with this ....
I wanted to share my life experiences with achalasia and how is it now and what treatment i am going to undergo and i ll keep this discussion ....
im 21years boy who has achalasia.i had a bad experience! i cant eat properly and everytime when i sleep i keep coughing and vomit when i fall asleep.heartburn.when ....
Hi I would like to ask how you cope without eating solid food. I have not had a proper diagnosis as yet. in fact ive recently had a barrium swallow and it showed ....
I thought I'd share my experiences, they may be useful to someone.
I was diagnosed with Achalasia in 1997 when I was 30 and had the laparoscopic Heller Myotomy ....
I've browsed on here a couple of times and have found some comfort in hearing stories from others, so thought I would share mine. I'll try to keep it short but I'm ....
I am looking for reliable information and support about achalasia in the uk. I have been able to find alot of testimonies and personal stories which are very ....
DOES ANYONE KNOW OF A GOOD SURGEON IN THE NORTH EAST [UK ] WHO DOES THE OPERATION HELLOR MYOTOMY ,I HAVE SUFFERED WITH ACHALASIA SINCE 23RD MAY 1989 AND APROACHING ....
I just found this forum. I am a nurse from USA and have have Achalasia for greater than 15 years.
I am a 55 year old male. Male nurses, I understand, are more ....
I just had manometry done and am having to wait another month to get a barium swallow. The doctor mentioned my results for the manometry could mean that the ....
I was diagnosed with diffuse oesophageal spasm about 2 years ago although I have had the condition for 6 years. It took 4 years to eventually get diagnosed. I ....
Due to achalasia and having a mega esophagus that was bleeding and damaged after 3 previous ops, I had my esophagectomy on Feb 18th.
i am doing really well. ....
I'll try to keep this brief, I've had achalasia for maybe six years or so and decided not to have the operation (preferring to keep it as a last resort) ....
Helpful Tips Collated from Fellow Achalasia Patients
NB These have not been vetted by the medical profession but are what have worked for some of us
Tips for ....
I have been suffering from Achalasia since January 2011, which first started with early morning bouts of Acid Reflux about 4 times a week I was given Lansoprazole. ....
I want to mention again a small group of Achalasians that meet monthly for a chat regarding our condition of Achalasia. We meet in London and if anyone with the ....
my son of 14 yrs was diagnosed last yr, since then he has had 3 dilations. hehas now been diagnosed with achalasia reflux. he is in so much pain, oes anyone know ....
My son James has been ill on and off now for two years. He started by being sick every day with pains both sides of his stomach When he first started being ill he ....
I am a 38 year old female who has suffered with severe chest pain since the age of 23. The pain initially woke me up in the night and still does on occasions. I ....
So a little bit of history here.
I'm a 20 year old female, I was diagnosed with GORD (acid reflux) around 3 years ago and have since had a Nissen Fundoplication. ....
Although not strictly relating to Achalasia as I am more familiar with dysphagia, I thought I might post the following in case it might help or be adapted for some ....
My partner suffered from dysphagia and we collected a great deal of information to form self-help strategies. I have completed a guide on how to cope with dysphagia ....
Just had op, how long for recovery and what does one eat, Any advice please, help!
I'm a 48 year old male and have just been diagnosed with type 2 Achalasia, a condition I've deffinately had for 12 years but may have had longer. I've been fortunate ....
I am a 44 year old female from Lincolnshire. I was experiencing symptoms of Achalasia for approx 7 years. I am sure it started after a stressful period in my life. ....
I would love to talk to anyone who suffers from this illness as I know how hard it can be..
I developed achalasia as it runs through my family, I unfortunately ....
I'm 25 years old and have suffered from oesophageal achalasia for a number of years.
It's been one of the more terrifying things I've ever had to deal with. The ....
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