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Achalasia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Achalasia is a condition in which the esophageal muscle lacks the ability to move food into the stomach. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES), located between the esophagus and stomach, stays closed, resulting in the back up of food. Other symptoms include vomiting undigested food, chest pain, heartburn and weight loss. Diagnosis ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Structural Disorders of Esophagus by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm DYSPHAGIA Dysphagia, a common symptom in those with esophageal disorders,may arise from a multitude of causes. Dysphagia ordifficulty swallowing refers a sensation of impairment of the normalprogression of the bolus from the mouth into the stomach. Dysphagiashould be distinguished from odynophagia or pain upon swallowing. ... Read on »
Causes of oesophageal cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Each year, nearly 7600 people in the UK are diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus. It is becoming more common in Europe and North America. Men are affected more than women and it occurs generally in older people. There are two types: squamous cell carcinoma and oesophageal cancer (which is known as adenocarcinoma ). The causes are un ... Read on »
“Baby Steps to Full Stride: Barbara Ann’s Adventure” by Dawn Lesley Fielding Posted Mon 11 Mar 2013 7:50pm Another personal story from someone I have had the pleasure of becoming friends with as we sought, and provided support on Facebook COPD pages.  I was trying to figure out how to convince others what I had recently learned.  Diet, “exerci ... Read on »
Swallowing & Esophageal Disorders, including Barrett's Esophagus by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Structural Disorders of Esophagus Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer Achalasia Gastric Cancer GERD or Acid Reflux or Heartburn Hiatal Hernia Hoarseness Pepti ... Read on »
Glossary A by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm A Abdomen Area between the chest and the hips that contains the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, and spleen. Achalasia Failure of the lower esophageal sphincter to relax. Acute Sudden onset of symptoms. Acquired Developed after birth. Aerophagia Ingestion of air. Af ... Read on »
Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia) by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm What is difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)? Difficulty swallowing is also called dysphagia. It is usually a sign of a problem with your throat or esophagus—the muscular tube that moves food and liquids from the back of your mouth to your stomach. Although dysphagia can happen to anyone, it is most common in older adults, premature babies, an ... Read on »
Homeopathic Remedies: Single versus Combination Remedies by Sanjib S. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 8:22pm 1 Comment Here at, we get this question quite a bit. We are going to answer this question in detail now. Homeopathic single remediesare generally prescribed by homeopathic doctors or physicians.Homeopathic single remedieslook to treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. The single remedies are prescribed for chronic conditions bu ... Read on »
Burnt Out? Feeling Exhausted? Combating Adrenal Fatigue: Learn Natural Remedies and the Best Remedy Stress Treatments by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 3 Comments Who isn't stressed, burnt out, exhausted and just feeling run down? Unfortunately, you are probably one of the millions of sufferers from Chronic Fatigue or Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome. There is hope and recovery and treatment is available; it just takes time, rest, supplementation and nourishing the adrenal glands and your body. I myself a ... Read on »