How Do You Know If You Have Achalasia?

Q:
How do you know if you have achalasia?

A:
You may have achalasia if you have the following symptoms:

  • Having trouble in swallowing liquids and solid foods

People with the condition may also experience:

  • Chest pain, especially after eating
  • Food coming back up into the throat
  • Heartburn
  • Hard breath
  • Bad taste
  • Unexpectedly losing weight

What should be avoided?

Eating within 4 hours of going to bed may make symptoms worse. Foods such as meat and bread may also cause trouble. So people with the condition need to be more conscious of your diets.

And, call your doctor as soon as possible if you find these signs and symptoms.

 

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* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.