dyspagia

Dysphagia – Swallowing Issues In Elderly

Swallowing is a process that all of us take for granted without understanding the complicated processes lying underneath for its smooth functioning. With age the swallowing function can deteriorate leading to many eating challenges, which can in turn lead to issues like malnutrition, dehydration, weight loss and even aspiration pneumonia. It is estimated that 20 per cent of individuals over the age of 50 and…