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Uniting for a rare swallowing condition

We aim to bring people together and to help everyone improve their understanding of achalasia

Achalasia Action provides a friendly and well-informed community to support those with oesophageal motility and peristalsis problems. We collaborate with the medical community and encourage achalasia-related research projects

"Adjusting daily life around my new diet and eating schedules after diagnosis has been the hardest challenge"

Food that may cause problems. Hints and Tips that can make life more bearable.
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Lorien Schipperus’s Achalasia Story

On Rare Disease Day, Lorien tells us of how her achalasia was misdiagnosed and of how important it has been for her to receive support from her family, friends and the wider achalasia community

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