Heartburn is a symptom of both acid reflux and the rare disease achalasia. Knowing which condition you have is important because the treatments are different — and getting the right one is vital to your long-term health.
Achalasia is a rare disorder that causes people to have trouble swallowing their food. Find out more about how several treatment options can help control the symptoms.
Food sustains us, so a diagnosis of achalasia — a rare condition in which the esophagus cannot move food into the stomach — can be overwhelming. The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects our throat and stomach. When someone has achalasia, the valve at the lower end of the esophagus – the lower esophageal … Read More
Less invasive endoscopic procedures treats swallowing disorders, achalasia and gastric cancers.