Achalasia Awareness Month
Achalasia is a rare disorder that makes it difficult for food and liquid to pass from the swallowing tube connecting your mouth and stomach (esophagus) to the stomach. Food may feel as it is stuck in the esophagus after eating, this can cause choking or coughing and may lead to chest infections if the food goes back down the wrong way and into your lungs. Regurgitation also occurs as the food has nowhere to go except upwards. As a result of food not passing into the stomach and difficulty swallowing, less food is ingested and it is common to lose weight. There are treatments to help with the symptoms of Achalasia but no actual cure and the exact cause of Achalasia is still not understood.
Please do not pity this little tiger, she has fought all of this and she going to keep on fighting. For Achalasia Awareness Month we are donating all profits from the sales of the teas below
Everyday Breakfast Tea
Fruit A Full Tea
Nighty Night Tea
The donation will go to Guts UK charity is funding stem cells research into achalasia. Guts UK is commited to fighting all digestive diseases.
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Photo Description: Our daughter wearing tiger shaped sunglasses sitting next to me and we are both pretending to roar.
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