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5 Treatment Options for Dysphagia

With over 50 muscles and nerves involved during the act of swallowing, problems sometimes […]
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14 Facts About Parkinson’s Disease and Dysphagia

As a neurological disorder, Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been shown to affect motor skills […]
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5 Ways To Plan For National Preparedness Month

Health care facilities providing residential services to dysphagia patients are potentially vulnerable to the […]
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6 Things To Know About Electrical Stimulation And Dysphagia

Electrical stimulation as a treatment option for dysphagia has received much attention recently from […]
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12 Breathing and Relaxation Techniques for Dysphagia Patients

While the documented ramifications of a dysphagia diagnosis are principally focused on nutritional aspects, […]
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9 Facts about Stroke Patients and Dysphagia

Research indicates that there is a high incidence of dysphagia after stroke and its […]
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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 […]
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4 Examples Of The Latest Dysphagia Research

Swallowing disorders are hidden maladies, which severely affect an estimated 15 million Americans.1 These […]
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7 Facts You Might Not Know About Dysphagia

As one of the most commonly diagnosed swallowing disorders, dysphagia affects approximately 10 million […]

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