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Morven Walker’s Achalasia Story

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On Rare Disease Day, Morven shares with us her experience of being diagnosed with achalasia at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Nikki Hafner’s Achalasia Story

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Nikki shares with us her story of being a proud mom of an Achalasia Warrior and highlights how important support is for carers and loved ones too.

Liz’s Achalasia Story

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Ahead of Rare Disease Day, Liz tells us of her experience of recently getting an achalasia diagnosis and of the invaluable support she has received from the Achalasia Facebook community.

Jack Hyett’s Achalasia Story

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To raise awareness of achalasia ahead of Rare Disease Day, Jack tells us of his experience with achalasia and how others with the condition have supported him more than health professionals.

Ian Tuddenham’s Achalasia Story

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Ahead of Rare Disease Day, Ian tells us of how he recently developed achalasia and of the community he has found via the RARE support group created by Annie-Rose.

Annie-Rose’s Achalasia Story

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Ahead of Rare Disease Day we are sharing Annie-Rose’s achalasia story, and highlighting the support she has found by creating an online community and support group.