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  • amanda l.

    • "Hi, I've had achalasia for at least 20 years, but didn't get properly diagnosed until about eight years ago. I would love to talk to others about their..." 

  • Yvonne

    • Joined April 30, 2015
  • Neil

    • Joined April 17, 2016
  • Hannah

    • Joined September 26, 2014
  • Diane D.

    • Joined January 27, 2016
    • "My name is Diane Duell and I was diagnosed with achalasia July 2015 but on reflection think I've had this longer.Looking forward to hearing others experiences..." 

  • Francesco N.

    • Joined January 13, 2014
    • "I'm a 35 year old Italian, currently living & working in London. I was diagnosed with achalasia in 2008 and have managed my condition without surgery so..." 

  • Karen M.

    • Joined February 19, 2015
    • "Hi, I have had achalasia for over 30 years. I had two stretches of the cardiac sphincter in my teens with some effect. My symptoms were never totally resolved, but..." 

  • Sally

    • Joined December 1, 2015
    • "My name is Sally. My son Samuel, who is just 15, was diagnosed with achalasia last week. I would be grateful to hear from anyone who has had either the POEM procedur..." 

  • Teresa B.

    • Joined April 10, 2016
    • "Symptoms started in 2000, misdiagnosed until 2005. Two balloon dilations and although I still struggle at times, I control it with diet and exercise. Stress IS a..." 

  • Dave B.

    • Joined February 21, 2013
    • "I am 58. I was diagnosed with achalasia in December after I asked my GP to refer me. He had diagnosed me with acid reflux but I did not respond to treatment. I had..." 

  • sally w.

    • Joined September 11, 2013
    • "My name is Sally Wright I was diagnosed with achalasia in 2011 and have had three botox injections. I am looking for information on how to cope with this dreadful..." 

  • Dot B.

    • Joined November 30, 2015
    • "I was diagnosed at 16 after suffering for 3 years. After surgery I am much better, although the symptoms haven't gone completely." 

  • Mary C.

    • Joined July 19, 2015
  • Ahmed E.

    • Joined July 2, 2014
  • Emma M.

    • Joined October 14, 2015
    • "Hi I'm Emma my son darby is 4 years old he was diagnosed with achalasia at 12ths old ,as being so young he can't explain himself so I would love to come..." 

  • francesco p.

    • Joined April 9, 2016
  • Ann E.

    Assistant Organiser
    • Joined February 5, 2010
    • "I had a heller's myotomy nearly 4 years ago and it has been very successful. However from time to time I suffer achalasia attacks, 'trampolining back of..." 

  • Jan H.

    Assistant Organiser
    • Joined September 27, 2008
    • "I have just been diagnosed with this condition and am a bit worried about the procedures I will have to undergo. " 

  • Carol M.

    • Joined March 25, 2016
    • "Hi, I was diagnosed with achalasia January 2015 I had botox injection HM with wrap, unfortunately the symptoms have returned but not as bad. Had barium meal which..." 

  • Pauline M.

    • Joined April 26, 2016
    • "Diagnosed with Achalasia Sept 2015. Had 3 unsuccessful dilatations. Had myotomy and fundoplication in Jan 2016. The op was a great success. So happy I had the op..." 

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