Achalasia is a rare but serious esophageal motility disorder that affects the ability of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) to relax and allow food to pass into the stomach. This condition can lead to difficulty swallowing, regurgitation, and chest discomfort.
Causes of Achalasia
The exact cause of achalasia is not well understood, but it is thought to be related to a combination of factors:
Symptoms of Achalasia
Achalasia can lead to a range of symptoms, which may vary in severity from person to person. Common symptoms of achalasia include:
Achalasia is a complex esophageal disorder that requires careful evaluation and tailored treatment. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatment options is crucial for effectively managing this condition. If you suspect you have achalasia or are experiencing symptoms related to it, it is important to consult a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and guidance.
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