• COPD and Swallowing

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe. COPD comes with a variety of challenges. One common but not often discussed difficulty is trouble swallowing (also called dysphagia).   Breathing is an important…

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  • Anxiety Can Cause Difficulty Swallowing

    One of the biggest fears that people have when they suffer from anxiety is that their anxiety symptoms are not anxiety symptoms at all. They worry that they may have a health problem that may not have been discovered yet, and that doctors have been misdiagnosing…

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  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Swallowing

    Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms of dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)? -Coughing during or after eating or drinking -Wet sounding voice (“gurgly” voice) -Extra time or effort needed to chew or swallow -Recurring pneumonia or chest congestion…

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  • Therapy For Difficulty Swallowing

    The ability to swallow is something we never think about until something changes and it becomes painful or difficult. The medical term for this condition is dysphagia. Some common symptoms are coughing during and after eating or drinking, throat clearing, a wet…

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