Posts Tagged: swallowing

What is achalasia?

Achalasia is a swallowing disorder that affects your esophagus. The main function of the esophagus, which is a muscular tube, is to transport food and liquids into your stomach from your mouth. It is a very rare clinical condition which afflicts adults between the age of 25 and 60. Its incidence is about 1 out…
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What is Acid Reflux?

Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux, is a digestive disease where stomach contents, especially acid, backflow into the food pipe. It is most common for ages 50 and older but can happen to many people of younger age as well. It is important to know the causes and symptoms of acid reflux to determine…
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