Cricopharyngeal hypertrophy means hypertrophy of the cricopharyngeal muscle which lies at the beginning of the esophagus. It is not a serious disease and does not lead to a critical outcome like death. But it can lead to swaloowing problems.
You need to get yourself checked up for this. You should approach your doctor. You may need further investigations like a Endoscopy, Barium swallow XRay and a videofluroscopic swallow study including swallowing manometry. This will enable the doctor to determine whether you need a surgical procedure or not. You can look up here and here. If your problem is only due to an esophageal motility disorder, you need a referral to a speech pathologist, these are the experts who deal with swallowing problems. A speech pathologist will be able to help you with this problem. You can look up here. You can look up here:
You should look up here for a somewhat academic article on dysphagia ( swallowing problems): http://www.guideline.gov/summary/summary.aspx?doc_id=8272 I hope this answer was helpful. If you need more information, feel free to ask. For accepting this answer, please click on the green 'accept' button below. Feedback/Bonus will be warmly appreciated.