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

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.

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A MyParkinsonsTeam Member said:

@A MyParkinsonsTeam Member, the speech therapist I am seeing is the LVST specialist here in town, and I must admit she's very good. I had my little… read more

posted about 2 months ago
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