Reflex or Reflux: Esophageal Spasms

esophageal spasms and difficulty breathing

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 the esophagus either begins to … Read more