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Ocean
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Anyone else? My LLND noted this in January. I have not had it for a long time (21 years with lyme now). For 6 years I had difficulty swallowing, would choke on my food and had difficulty maintaining my already low weight.

Did anyone's gag reflex improve with treatment? Currently rifing and doing herbals right now.

Thanks!

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Razzle
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Known Lyme symptoms -- both difficulty swallowing & lack of gag reflex.

I have the opposite problem -- too sensitive a gag reflex...

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Tincup
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Hey Ocean!

I'm with Razzle. Too sensitive of a gag reflex and difficulty swallowing.

I don't know how to "fix it" or if it would improve with treatment, sorry!

I do know I have times where it is much worse than others and sometimes not as bad.

Good to Sea you Ocean!

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