A swallowing disorder, known as dysphagia, may occur as a result of various
medical conditions. Dysphagia is defined as problems involving the oral
cavity, pharynx, esophagus, or gastroesophageal junction.
Malnutrition and dehydration, aspiration pneumonia, compromised general
health, chronic lung disease, choking, may be consequences of dysphagia.
Dysphagia management is provided to patients whose swallowing has been
impaired by a brain injury or oral cancer. The focus of this treatment
is to improve the strength and movement of the muscles needs to swallow
safely for proper nutrition and hydration
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