- CASE FILE
Achalasia-the esophagus nerves do not push the food down to the stomach. Food is regurgitated soon after swallowing.
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
The lower esophagus sphincter does not want to open sometimes and let the food pass through. It can be triggered by certain foods and then chest spasms can go on for hours. Difficulty sleeping due to choking from regurgitation. Weight loss and similarities with involuntary bulimia. Can eat and eat, but food is then regurgitated before reaching the stomach. Do not know what started this- I got it about 2 years after my mother was diagnosed. I am hoping my children dont get it too! It is difficult to not be able to ever eat in front of other people. I always have to sit at the end of the table so I can run to the bathroom as needed.