I'm editing this post due to my original overly negative comments.
I read a thread posted quite some time ago which turned my thinking around a bit this morning after another bad episode of waking up in a panic with what felt like acid.
After reading the thread posted in my next comment below MMM's comment also below if you will look that thread over I think maybe several of us besides just me may be able to take something positive away from it.
Briefly it has to do with saliva pooling in the esophagus above the wrap and filling the esophagus overnight (in my case) when I'm not swallowing as much as I do in the daytime.
Residual food and saliva in the esophagus seem to possibly ferment and cause some of the symptoms I've had first due to esophageal stricture and then to NF and the tightness of the wrap keeping everything in my esophagus too long.
I have a super-abundance of saliva when I first wake up, am not sure all my food goes down with dinner the night before and I am already panicked about
experiencing the same choking/drowning symptoms in the morning as I have for over 2 years now so the panic doesn't help anything.
Read the thread below on my post and see what you think.
GERD doesn't exist in a vacuum. . .
Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy. - The Eagles
Lap Nissen Fundoplication August 1, 2011
Constant Bile Diarrhea since 1996 after Gall Bladder removal
Anxiety? You betcha. . . :)
Post Edited (halloweenbaby) : 8/24/2011 9:47:15 AM (GMT-6)