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Having esophageal spasms frequently, EGD showed atrophy of gastric mucosa, got blacked out. Is it due to the pain ?

I have been having esophageal spasms frequently for several years. I had manometry, EGD, & Barium swallow tests 4 years ago. I was placed on PPI s, and used them for a few years... my next EGD showed atrophy of my gastric mucosa , so I discontinued PPI s. Now, my spasms are causing me to black out (occasionally, and within the last year ) The frightening part is that I never know when it s going to happen. A doctor at the mayo clinic told me to not worry, because if I pass out, it will always relax. The spasms are coming on quicker, and without adequate warning, I have blacked out even from swallowing room temperature water. I cannot drink or eat anything while driving, as I m at a huge risk. If I use peppermint to relax my esophagus , I end up having reflux. My life is less stressed than ever, except for this problem. I m already on Cymbalta, Trazadone for PTSD, propanolol, and clonazapam. Could it be the pain that is causing me to black out? ( happens within a few seconds) vagal nerve involvement?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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THIS IS CLEAR CUT CASE OF FOOD ALLERGY ONE OR MORE OF FOOD WE TAKE DAILY CAN START GIVING NEGETIVE RESULTS TO THAT FOOD CAUSING THIS
YOU NEED TO GET BLOOD SERUM TESTS FOR SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES FOR MILK WHEAT POTATO CHANA RICE NUTS EGG AND COMMON FOOD YOU TAKE
WITHDRAW ONE OR TWO FOODS COMIN IN TEST AND AFTER FEW WK OF WITHDRAWL YOU MAY GET GOOD RESULTS
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