How to Relieve Esophageal Pain?

Q:
How to Relieve Esophageal Pain?

A:
The esophagus or food pipe is a muscular tube that moves the food from the back of throat to stomach.

Causes

The causes of esophageal pain may include:

  • Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Acid Reflux Disease
  • Esophageal Spasm
  • Esophageal Varices
Tips to Relieve Esophageal Pain

Esophageal Pain is often uncomfortable and annoying. Here are some self-care tips to relieve the pain:

  • Eat less or no spices and foodstuffs that may irritate your esophagus;
  • Make a list of foods and beverages that cause your pain, because the food triggers may vary with each individual;
  • Avoid very hot or cold foods and drinks;
  • Refrain from alcohol and tobacco consumption, which contribute to many esophageal problems;
  • Find ways to control your stress.

 

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