I've had esophagus spasm for years. Yes it is horrifically painful. After many meds, and even having my esophagus dilated (actually didn't work) my gastroenterologist gave mr Procardia. It's a heart med. He explained that it relaxed smooth muscle which the esophagus is. Procardia is a liquid filled capsule, he had me bite it
open and squeeze the liquid under my tongue. INSTANT RELIEF!
So if you are having a hard time ask your Doc about
Feel better everyone!