Symptoms associated with achalasia may include difficulty swallowing, regurgitation, heartburn, weight loss, chest pain and coughing. An altered diet can help.
Peptic ulcer disease is the formation of ulcers in the lining of the stomach (gastric ulcer) or the first part of the small intestine, the duodenum (duodenal ulcer).
Pancreatitis refers to inflammation (swelling) of the pancreas. It is often caused by gallstones or heavy alcohol abuse. Both acute and chronic pancreatitis symptoms are similar.
Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is caused by a problem with the pancreas, an organ that plays an important role in digestion. EPI can be difficult to recognize, but once it’s identified, it
can be treated.