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A swallowing specialist meets with a patient and his family to discuss the causes and symptoms of dysphagia, as well as treatments and resources

Dysphagia Causes, Signs, Interventions, and Resources

We all have problems swallowing sometimes. We may eat too fast, not chew our […]
An MS patient with dysphagia enjoys a coffee with a caregiver.

Understanding Dysphagia Related to Multiple Sclerosis

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that can occur on its own or as a […]
A caregiver assists a patient experiencing dysphagia following a stroke

Recognizing Symptoms of Dysphagia After a Stroke

Every year, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke, or a sudden interruption in […]

Thick-It® Brand Unveils New Name, Packaging for Ready-to-Drink Beverages

The Thick-It® brand, a provider of dysphagia nutrition solutions, has changed the name of […]
Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Ready-to-Drink Beverages in water, juice, coffee, and tea varieties

Maintaining Hydration Using Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Ready-to-Drink Beverages

“Adequate fluid is critical for numerous essential functions, including homeostasis, waste elimination, maintaining perfusion, […]
A caregiver rests her hand over her loved one’s hands as a gesture of comfort

Managing Dysphagia in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

More than 80 percent of patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD)—a progressive nervous system disorder […]
Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener single-serve packets in its old packaging - a square packet - and its new packaging - a sleek stick design

Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener Now Available in Innovative Single-Serve Stick Packaging

Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener, the first commercially available food and beverage thickener […]
A man sitting on a couch rubs his head in pain and agony

Recognizing Dysphagia within a Traumatic Brain Injury

Ninety-three. That’s the percentage of patients in one study who experienced dysphagia following a […]
A male patient consults with a healthcare professional on his dysphagia diagnosis

Five Tips for Ensuring Proper Nutrition in Patients with Dysphagia

March is National Nutrition Month, which is an annual observance focused on the significance […]

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