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Tips for those with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia)


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Tips for those with swallowing difficulties (dysphagia)

meatn3 | Jun 30, 2013 11:48 AM

My Mother has Parkinson's and has had numerous little strokes. She now has tremendous difficulty swallowing. Her swallowing problems involve getting the food to move from her mouth to the throat. The difficulties have become progressively worse over the years.

We are now at the point where simply getting enough calories and moisture into her take the major part of each day and leave her exhausted.

I'd like to share a few of the tips we have learned in the hopes that this post can become a resource for others struggling to keep their loved ones strong.

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