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Aging and Dysphagia

Though dysphagia can occur as a symptom of a larger disease,¬†it can also occur in people as a part of normal aging. In fact, … 305 more words


Gastroscopy/biopsies: a pain like no other

The day came and I was not looking forward to it. I never ever had this test done to me before and god knows I have to go through many tests with that health of mine. 334 more words


Workshop on Dysphagia Management: NMES / sEMG Guardian Way in Hong Kong

Workshop on Dysphagia Management: NMES / sEMG Guardian Way

Instructors: Teresa Biber, M.S., CCC-SLP

Nancy Calamusa, MA, CCC-SLP

Date: 26-27 September 2015 (NMES / sEMG Guardian Way) 52 more words

Dysphagia Therapy

September is Healthy Aging Month!

Did you know that senior citizens are the largest and fastest growing population in the United States? According to the U.S. Census, the 65-and-older population grew 15% between 2000 and 2010, to an estimated 40.3 million seniors. 322 more words

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Dysphagia Journal Reviewer for 2014

Feeling happy and honoured to see my name listed as one of the reviewer along side with all the world reknown dysphagia experts on the acknowledgment of reviewers page in the Dysphagia Journal for 2014. 29 more words

Dysphagia Therapy

I blame the French... bread.

Does anyone else ever have problems swallowing food? Yesterday I ate a bite of french bread, and I thought that I had ssuccessfully chewed it enough to swallow, but I was wrong, as it got stuck somewhere in my esophagus. 157 more words