1 in every 100,000 (10 in every 1,000,000) are diagnosed with Achalasia.

There are 240 people in the Achalasia map

Achalasia life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Achalasia?

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Celebrities with Achalasia

Celebrities with Achalasia

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Is Achalasia contagious?

Is Achalasia contagious?

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Is Achalasia hereditary?

Is Achalasia hereditary?

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ACHALASIA

Types:
Type 1
Type 2
Type 3

SYSTEMS AFECTED

Digestive system
Digestive system

Symptoms

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Regurgitation
  • Aspiration
  • Spasms
  • Weight loss

Treatments

  • Dilatation
  • Botox
  • POEM
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Esophagectomy
  • Specialist who treat it

    Gastroenterology
    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Achalasia

    ICD10 code of Achalasia and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Achalasia

    Is there any natural treatment for Achalasia?

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    Living with Achalasia

    Living with Achalasia. How to live with Achalasia?

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    History of Achalasia

    What is the history of Achalasia?

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    Stories of Achalasia

    STORY
    Achalasia stories
    It all started with the hickups, for me that was quite strange i never hickcupped. We all though it quite funny at the time. "You eat too fast and dont talk while eating", mum said. At first it was only now and then, it became more frequent until eve...
    Achalasia stories
    Growing up I got into extreme sports. Mainly Bmx and skateboarding. I loved to jump. Ramps, curbs,  even over people. All I wanted to do was get air. After school it was home work(sometimes) then to bike. One weekend we went to visit family. My cous...
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    Statistics of Achalasia

    31 people with Achalasia have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Achalasia is 1874 points (52 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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