By | November 8, 2019

Difficulty in swallowing

Difficulty in swallowing


The symptom is also known as dysphagia.

It is a problem of the esophagus (esophagus), which removes food and drink from the back of the mouth into the stomach. Dysphagia can happen to anyone, but older people, children, and those with brain and nerve problems are more likely to have this problem.

Many physical complications can disrupt the normal functioning of the throat and esophagus. Some of these problems are serious and some are less serious. It is not considered as serious if there is a problem with food twice or twice. However, if you have trouble swallowing food regularly, there may be a specific reason. In that case you need to seek medical attention.

Related symptoms

The other symptoms that can be seen with this symptom are:

  • Sore throat cough (Cough)
  • Abnormal breathing sounds Shortness of
  • breath
  • Fever Throat swelling
  • Hoarse voice Lump in throat
  • Heartburn Sleepiness Sleepiness
  • Swallowing Neck Swallowing (Apnea)

Risk factors

Difficulty in swallowing

The following factors increase the likelihood of eating problems –

Aging Age: The esophagus is damaged due to aging and is likely to have stroke and Parkinson’s disease. So older people are at greater risk of having difficulty swallowing food.
Certain Diseases: People with neurological disorders are more likely to have this problem.

Those who are at risk

Difficulty in swallowing

Gender: Both men and women are more likely to have these symptoms.

Ethnicity: Hispanics are 3 times less likely to have these symptoms. The prevalence of these symptoms is likely to be higher among blacks, whites and people of other nations.

Health tips

Consult your doctor if you have difficulty swallowing your food. However, in addition to getting treatment, you can benefit from following things:

Eating Changes: Eat more often than usual in a day. However, the amount of food taken each time should be reduced. While eating, take it slowly in small pieces.
Avoid problem-enhancing diets: Do not take foods that are most likely to cause you problems while eating them. Many have difficulty consuming liquids like coffee or juice and gluten-free foods like butter or caramel.
Avoid alcohol, caffeine and smoking.

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Difficulty in swallowing