Specialty of Gastroenterology

Dysphagia or discomfort when swallowing is difficulty swallowing or swallowing food, and usually occurs especially in elderly patients. In many cases it is a result of stroke, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or tracheotomy, diseases that produce effects on the tongue, the muscles of the throat and esophagus. Regarding your treatment, you must follow a set of guidelines to prevent food getting stuck: exercises to strengthen the muscles of the jaw, erguidamente sit and pass three hours after dinner before going to sleep, eat foods Small and accompanying pieces of liquid filling, and spend considerable meals slowly chewing and swallowing time.

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