This Week: Swallowing 101: achalasia
Imagine you ate a meal but instead of the food doing what it normally would do (travel through the entire digestive system) it just became stuck within your non working esophagus. As if your body was trying to mimic an emperor penguin by storing food for your baby. Except when you inevitably regurgitate your food, there is no baby penguin to receive it... because your a human woman. This is Kelsey's life. She suffers from Achalasia.
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Brian has a love for competition, challenges, and adventure. Making other people smile is his ultimate purpose in life, but he also thinks it's important not to take yourself so seriously - at the end of the day your time here is short, so make the most of it!
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