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how to relax after severe spasm that leaves you stiff as a boad unable to move

I was just in the hospital due to an esophageal spasm so bad it felt like my eso...

effects of malnutrition

I had Botox done 4 months ago and it did not improve anything for me. Currently...

Christmas Greetings

Sending very best wishes to everyone for Christmas, hoping that it will not be t...

Achalasia newbie

For the past 2 years I have been keeping a health diary of the number of times I...

Spasms

I can cope with Achalasia after having the HM wrap but the spasms are horrendous...

Finding the poll facility

I have put up a poll for Achalasia Action and have been getting complaints that ...
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Priorities for achalasia research

One of the exercises we have been undertaking in Achalasia Action is trying to w...

Achalasia

Hi, I live in Fl in USA. After 20 years of debilitating chest pains and spasms I...

Help!

Are there folks in Fl? This disease has made me feel so isolated.

Season's Greetings!

We wish everybody all the best for the new year 2021, hoping that it will gradua...

Pain Relief and Other Issues

We had a really good 'zoom' meeting on 13 October with about 60 participants and...
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Types of Achalasia

At our meeting on 21 July a question was asked about the different types of acha...
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Cardiomyotomy post-operative advice

Hello again. I've not got anywhere yet with the two local surgeons (see below), ...

Recommended Achalasia surgeons for myotomy, urgent as deteriorating condition

To cut a long story short, I have Achalasia which is now rapidly getting worse, ...

(Relatively) New achalasia diagnosis

Hi, I was diagnosed with achalasia just before the lockdown-I have Type 2 achala...

South West Meeting

It was a really helpful South West meeting yesterday organised by Lil. In due ...

Achalasia and Food Issues

At our meeting on 3 March 2020 we were pleased to hear the advice given by Clair...

Coronavirus

On the ACAC website we have featured the Government's advice to everyone. In m...
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Food and Nutrition

We have a meeting organised for Tuesday 3 March 2020 at 5pm at 3rd floor, Brampt...
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POEM?

We quite often get asked about POEM - ( stands for per oral esophageal myotomy o...
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Heart Valves for Achalasia?

Hi all, I have started this thread with the hope that it may grow interest over ...
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Introduction - Achalasia as a teenager

I've been slow, but have FINALLY registered! If you're interested in the experie...

How often do you suffer from spasms / chest pains?

We have just introduced a new poll on the issue of spasms. The questions are h...
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Post esophagus procedure

Just had balloon dilation procedure done last week. Found slight benefits from i...

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Our website www.achalasia-action.org has been going a few weeks now and we are h...

How long did it take before you were diagnosed?

This is something of a plug for the first poll in our new community. At support ...
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Amanda - acac

Hi, I'm Amanda, I've had achalasia for at least 25 years. I have been organis...
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What is manometry?

When tests are being done to diagnose whether or not you have achalasia, a manom...
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Information and Links

The Achalasia Action website is at www.achalasia-action.org It includes member...
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Diagnosis of achalasia

Achalasia affects only about 6,000 people in Britain who are at various stages o...
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Welcome to the Achalasia Action (ACAC) community, which has been set up to help people living with achalasia a...

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