Dysphagia; Impaired swallowing
Eat slowly, and chew food thoroughly. If a person suddenly shows signs of choking and difficulty breathing, food could be blocking the main airway (trachea). The
You may have an easier time swallowing liquids or pureed foods than solids. Avoid very cold or very hot foods if you notice that they worsen the problem.
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Cookies were often the treat that Mom and I would share when I would go to the nursing home. You could see Mom’s eyes light up when I... Read more »
I have been experiencing a lot of difficulty swallowing and underwent an endoscopy that was normal. What can this be? While it was correct... Read more »
My last post discussed the evaluation of dysphagia, aspiration, and the modified barium swallow examination. This post covers thickeners,... Read more »