Problems with swallowing (also called dysphagia), can occur throughout life. They are caused by many different medical conditions.
Common symptoms include:
- Coughing or choking on foods or liquids
- Weight loss
- Wet or gurgly voice after eating/drinking
Not all people are aware of their swallowing problems.
A Team of health professionals can help people with swallowing problems:
- Speech-language pathologist
- Occupational therapist