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... n issue swallowing. I chalked this sensation up to the pill incident and reflux. I went on a soft diet as I was scared to eat anything really hard incase it made problems worse or got stuck. ... (8 replies)
... It could be from anxiety rather than an issue with your digestive system. Stress and anxiety can cause the body to mentally and physically do all sorts of things. ... (11 replies)
... n and I finally got the courage to get scoped. I went in and they found absolutely nothing wrong with me. My esophagus was completely normal. After the scope the problems went away. About three weeks ago the swallowing issues started up again. ... (11 replies)

... It sounds to me like you're having a lot of anxiety over eating/choking... those obsessive thoughts (I mustn't eat when I'm alone or I might choke to death, only this food or that food are 'safe' to eat, etc.) are pure anxiety. There is at least some reality to your problem swallowing - anxiety tightens your muscles including your throat, and makes your mouth dry, and the... (1 replies)
... So it's been years since I've had a swallowing problem, since 2007 to be exact. ... (1 replies)
... msprowell, i have anxiety all the time nearly since my mom past on a few years ago but it slowly became somewhat better until i had severe swallowing problems last year with acid reflux. ... (9 replies)
... I used to have esophageal spasms. it can cause anxiety in social settings. Still does occasionally... ... (3 replies)
... I have been scoped, and my esophagus was a little inflamed with acid reflux. I often have trouble swallowing food and medicine. Food feels like it gets stuck in my chest, and I cough like I am choking on something. ... (3 replies)
... it sacred me.i just dont want something to be over looked on someone and call it anxiety or panic. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks stina3428 I just am taking it one day at a time....or better yet hour by hour....someone said that cancer takes along time develop and you normally have to have barretts for a while as well. As of last year I did not have barretts and also had a perfectly normal endoscopy. I was feeling the exact same symptoms now as I was then...I just can't deal with the anxiety... (11 replies)
... I know EXACTLY what you're talking about with the anxiety. I almost made my husband take me to the ER last night because I was having the worst panic attack of my life. I also have that lump in the throat feeling. (It seems to get better and I feel great and then it comes back. ) I'm terrified but It seems like the majority of people who have this condition do not have... (11 replies)
... irin I can sometimes especially yesterday feel like the water and the pill sat at the bottom of my esophagus for about 15 seconds before it went down. I know the problems seem to get worse when I concentrate on it. My husband tells me its all in my head especially after a clean endoscopy 14 months ago. I just can't figure it out. ... (11 replies)
... Anxiety will definately create the 'lump in the throat' feeling. It's terrible. And the more we stress, the worse the 'lump' feeling gets. I've had throat problems (swallowing, cough, etc) for several years, so I had the endoscopy done and I was clean as well. so I would think it takes 'years' of acid exposure to your esophogus to result in cancer issues (Barret's esophogus,... (11 replies)
... I understand the anxiety. I know it's hard, but everytime there is something wrong, or a symptom, try not to think of it as something bad. Be dilligent, of course, go to the ER if you have to. But for the soy, that is your bodys way of telling you you are intolerant of soy (in my opinion). Hang in there! (11 replies)
... My problems started after taking soy supplements for two weeks. I started getting really painful gas. I quit taking the soy about a week ago. ... (11 replies)
... Try and take a deep breath, write down all your questions for the dr. and then put it away until your appt. Put the anxiety away. Dont let the anxiety take over. Its hard, I know. ... (11 replies)
... ce i am on so many stomach meds, but this one is wonderful for teh 2nd time i am able to eat after just 1 pill, and my throat was very very sore had trouble even swallowing water, it was going down very slow, so this pill is definately worth a shot. ... (0 replies)
... Many meds can trigger digestive problems. People who are sedentary often develop gastro problems so sitting could be a factor. ... (3 replies)
... d to the capsule Omeprazole with Magnesium and that seemed to alleviate the tiredness. Two weeks went by and I was able to eat somewhat normal, and eventually my anxiety of swallowing somewhat passed. I'd still take small bites but it would go down fairly easy. ... (0 replies)
... I'm also wondering if anxiety is playing a role in the generation of acid. I have some anxiety. ... (0 replies)

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