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4 Common Psychological Challenges (& Solutions) Facing Dysphagia Patients
One in 17 people will develop some form of dysphagia in their lifetime, including 50 to 75 percent of stroke patients and 60 to 70 percent of patients who undergo radiation therapy for head and neck cancer. Estimates of dysphagia’s prevalence in such neurological diseases as Parkinson’s disease and ALS run as high as 90 percent. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with dysphagia, you are probably familiar with the physical challenges of the condition, including the dangers of aspiration and choking, while also increasing the likelihood of dehydration and malnutrition. Equally challenging, however, are the emotional aspects that accompany this swallowing disorder.

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8 Things to Consider for a Dysphagia Diet
Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a disorder that may be caused by stroke, neurological disease, dementia, or other factors. It poses the danger of aspiration and choking, while also increasing the likelihood of dehydration and malnutrition over time.

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7 Things For Caregivers To Understand About Dysphagia Patients
If a loved one or friend has been diagnosed with dysphagia, you probably feel concerned, empathetic, and maybe even confused. When you are taking on the caregiver role for a person diagnosed with a swallowing disorder, you may also feel overwhelmed. Understanding the causes of this disorder, as well as the necessary care precautions, and even the emotional aspects involved, will help to making caring for your friend or loved one an easier and more productive experience.

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