Parkinson's disease Question

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I think I'm developing a condition called dysphagia - swallowing disorders. It's apparently fairly common with PD, and can contribute

to development of aspirational pneumonia, the leading cause of that-which-I-try-not-to-dwell-upon. My questions 1) Anyone know if there is a treatment? 2) Prevention is in this case better than a cure, so can anyone recommend ways to keep from breathing in chunks of food? I understand speech therapists sometimes have success.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

I have problem swallowing some liquids,especially water. I do better with soda. I have used thickened liquids in rehab.I have post nasal drip, I use… read more

posted 2 months ago
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