Esophageal Spasms

Esophageal spasms: Find the most comprehensive real-world symptom and treatment data on esophageal spasms at chronic body pain.

What is spasm of the esophagus

Esophageal spasm- All that you need to know about

What is esophageal spasm? The esophagus is the tube which connects the mouth and the stomach. When the esophagus contracts, it moves the food from the mouth to the stomach through a regular pattern and a coordinated rhythm. The term esophageal spasm means that the contractions of the esophagus are irregular […]

What is a Jackhammer Esophagus

What is a Jackhammer Esophagus?

What is an Esophagus? Esophagus or the food pipe or the gullet is an organ of digestive system found in vertebrates. It is a pipe like structure that connects mouth to the stomach. It a passage that allows the chewed food to reach the stomach for proper digestion. What is […]

what is Diffuse Esophageal Spasm

Diffuse Esophageal Spasm – What Is It?

Diffuse esophageal spasms are a spasm within the esophagus. The esophagus is what connects your mouth to your stomach and is what swallows and starts moving your food towards your stomach. The esophagus is a muscular tube separated into three separate sections. When you swallow, they will all contract at […]

can gerd cause esophageal spasms

Esophageal Spasms: Could GERD Be Responsible?

Do you have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)? Do you know anyone who is afflicted with GERD? If you answered yes to either of these questions, chances are good that you have already experienced, or have observed someone who is experiencing, discomforts which stem from the GERD condition. The Most Common […]

esophageal spasms and difficulty breathing

Reflex or Reflux: Esophageal Spasms

You take a bite, chew and swallow. What happens with your food after that is pretty much out of your control? In order to move the food into your stomach, your esophagus contracts at regular intervals, pushing it downward. At least, that’s what’s supposed to happen. Esophageal spasms occur when […]

10 Ways to Prevent Esophageal Spasms

10 Ways to Prevent Esophageal Spasms

The esophagus stretches from your throat to your stomach and it is responsible for transporting food when you eat and swallow all the way down so that it can be properly digested. This long tube has a number of sphincter muscles all the way down that help push food and […]