Dysphagia information and advice

Dysphagia describes any difficulties or pain in eating, chewing, drinking or swallowing. Swallowing difficulties can affect people of all ages and may arise as a side effect of many conditions. The causes can be numerous and can include stroke, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, learning disability, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, head and neck injury or cancer.

This website will help you learn more about dysphagia and the support and treatment options that are available.

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