What to Know about Chewing and Swallowing Problems: Your Free Guide to Understanding Dysphagia

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a disorder that may be caused by stroke, neurological disease, dementia or other health conditions.1 While a dysphagia diagnosis for you or a loved one may seem overwhelming, gathering as much information as possible will help you build peace of mind and a strong treatment plan.

The Thick-It® brand is here to help. Since 1987, we’ve devoted our efforts to developing innovative, nutritious products for people with dysphagia. But we know it takes more than thickeners, beverages and purées to improve the lives of people with dysphagia. It takes knowledge and skills.

We’re proud to offer this free guide to help you and your loved ones understand key topics surrounding chewing and swallowing disorders, how to assemble a care team, create safe and pleasant dining experiences, and more.

Whether you’re living with dysphagia or caring for someone who does, What to Know About Chewing and Swallowing Problems will provide information and resources to leave you better prepared for the tasks ahead. To download our free guide, complete the form below.

1. “Dysphagia (swallowing problems).” NHS Inform, February 14, 2020. https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/stomach-liver-and-gastrointestinal-tract/dysphagia-swallowing-problems

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Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with questions about the use of Thick-It® products, your medical condition, or treatment. The information contained herein is general and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment in any manner.