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... I too am sorry to read about your husband. My good neighbor's 44 year old brother just passed away from eshophageal cancer. But he was a fitness type person. Never smoked or drank to excess; ate very healthy and exercised daily. He was in the late stages when he was diagnosed. At first they thought it was something called deep neck infection and put him on antibiotics. ... (3 replies)
... I get throat pain and spasms more when I'm anxious or active for some reason... and my GERD/NERD symptoms came on in basically a couple of days... I don't think it takes long and mine I think were caused basically from anxiety... when you're constantly anxious and belching and having reflux constantly, it doesn't take much. I've run the gamut with tests: cardio's, CT scan,... (2 replies)
... down... this makes me think it's definitely related to my esophagus.. like my esophagus muscles are tensing up for some reason and causing the pain... the added swallowing intensifies the pain... ok.. if this is the case... then what the hell is causing it? ... (5 replies)

LPR and Anxiety
Mar 2, 2006
... Aswander - I am curious as to why you think I may not have LPR. I would love to hear what you had to say - I've read many of your posts and I see you are very knowledgeable on the subject. My symptoms are constant sore throat, difficulty swallowing, feeling of lump in throat, earache and in the beginning, I had a swollen uvula which I felt I was constantly choking on. ... (9 replies)
... I also think there's anxiety factor with this, but you know it's hard to concentrate on other things while you have anxiety present as well, but I will try. ... (37 replies)
... anxiety and then it went away on its own. I think during periods of stress, though, the GERD must get worse, causing the hypersalivation. I'm sure any excess swallowing probably adds to the belching, although sometimes I belch anyway, without swallowing. The only thing that really seems to help me is to chew sugarless gum. ... (0 replies)
... My swallowing problem feels as if sometimes when i go to swallow, its like there is a hesitation of sorts and the swallowing isnt complete. Its as if my swallowing muscles are tired, and dont make the complete swallow. Its hard to explain. ... (40 replies)
... abused drugs. No real history of digestive issues. Occasional heartburn but nothing serious. I've had chronic sinus issues my entire life and have struggled with anxiety and depression for just as long. ... (11 replies)
... ubsided, but never fully went away. About a month ago, after having a stressful week, I developed a new symptom. It was with my swallowing. It seemed as if my swallowing rerflex was impaired or almost gone, even when swallowing saliva. Needless tosay, this frightend the heck out of me and I went running to Dr. ... (20 replies)
... ave noticed but it does feel like the burning sensation moves up my throat. Tis is especially bad at night. I have difficulty sleeping because of the breathing , swallowing and throat symptoms. ... (12 replies)
... Back in December, I finally broke down and had an upper endoscopy done. I had been suffering with difficulty swallowing for nearly two years, but had been terrified of the endoscopy and convinced myself the trouble swallowing was anxiety related. ... (1 replies)
... It started with me having difficulties breathing and swallowing. Anxiety is a disorder that I have and therefore many times my family would shrug it off as being anxious. I knew, however, that something was very different. ... (5 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear of the troubles you have been experiencing with swallowing food. I know EXACTLY what you are talking about. ... (3 replies)
... My reflux started to cause swallowing problems, and those problems got to be so bad that I developed a fear of choking. ... (19 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)
... However, since being diagnosed last week, I no longer have the same appetite for food. Worry and anxiety has got the best of me and I am now extremely cautious about chewing and swallowing. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks Todd74, I really appreciate it your feedback. I am so glad that you are doing so well. I sure hope to have the same results :) I just feel as thought I have been dealing with this for so many years, I cannot wait to finally get some relief. The biggest problem that I have is the breathing. My breathing is too shallow, I can never get a deep breath. And it has... (5 replies)
... I am sorry to hear about your issues, are you feeling any better now?. I have LPR and very similiar issues to yourself, including the breathing difficulties. HAve had it now for 2 1/2 years. Mine was caused by a hiatal hernia and if you havent already had a gastroscopy to check for a hiatal hernia, I would strongly advise you get it done. I had multiple people tell me it... (3 replies)
... ems in my diaphragm area and PCP said you have bronchitis. Gave me predisone, amoxicilian, breathing machine. Continued to have breathing problems and developed swallowing problems. So I called pulmonary doc, sent me to an ENT put a camera in my throat said I have LPR. Gave me nexium. ... (3 replies)
... try to engage your mind in other things and not on your swallowing. I do think there's an anxiety factor with this. That's not to say you're imagining things, but dwelling on it doesn't do any good and may make the symptoms worse. ... (37 replies)

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