Difficulty or Pain with Swallowing

Difficulty or Pain with Swallowing

Difficulty with swallowing is called dysphagia and can be caused by a variety of reasons including degenerative diseases, such as ALS, dementia, and injury. Dysphagia can lead to taking food or water into the lungs (aspiration), choking and malnutrition. 

What are Swallowing Disorders?

What are Swallowing Disorders?

Dysphagia, the name used for swallowing disorders,  is characterized by difficulties in swallowing. Individuals suffering from dysphagia may take more effort to swallow food. The problem has a number of causes the most notable being stroke.