Meetup for support with other local sufferers and survivors of the oesophageal disorder, Achalasia. Achalasia is diagnosed when the esophagus is less able to move food toward the stomach and the valve from the oesophagus to the stomach does not relax as much as it needs to during swallowing.

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    Lisa G.
  • New Member
    Lisa G. Lisa G. joined
    6 days ago
    Lisa G.
    "I've had achalasia now for about 17 years but it was undiagnosed for years. I had a myotomy and antireflux procedure done 11 years ago and it changed my life but I still live with spasm pain and reflux sometimes especially when I'm stressed."
  • New Member
    Jamie Jamie­ joined
    September 11
    Jamie
    "Recently found out that I have Achalasia as well as an oesophageal web. Had dilation on the latter, but not noticed much improvement. Had difficulties swallowing since childhood and interested in meeting people going through the same issues."
  • New comment
    amanda l.

    "Hi Miranda, I'm sorry you're­ having such a difficult time at the moment. When I was in your situation I stuck mainly to smoothies and soups, until I felt in control and my energy levels went up...."

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    miranda

    "hi i am having such a tough time with the sickness. Today i have been sick around ten times and my teeth hurt so much. What foods, drinks should i avoid to help this...."

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  • New Member
    miranda miranda­ joined
    September 9
    miranda
    "I was finally diagnosed one month ago after a nightmare year. looking forward to finding out more information so that my day to day life is easier"
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    joanne C.

    "Hi Amanda, sorry cant make this meet up as having a few days away, hope to see you nezxt month! All still going well so far! Jo and Mark."

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    William W.

    "Enjoyed my last meetup at the Marriot and the terrific evening with Mr Hashemi & co. I mostly feel in great form and would be delighted to share this with others, but sadly not on this occasion. Best regards to all. William"

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  • New RSVP
    Nollie Van D.
    The London Achalasia Meetup Monthly Meetup
    Sunday 2:00 PM
    3 attended
  • New Member
    Sharon F. Sharon F. joined
    September 2
    Sharon F.
    "Hi my name is sharon , it took over 3 years to get a diagnosed with achalasia as I was told it was all in my head !! Had a hellor myotamy last year worked well for a while but now it's making a come back !"
 

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