Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing , it takes more time and effort to move food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach.
Incidence across the entire cohort was low for dysphagia (3.8%, 72/1895). Around 85% of cases arise from strokes and around a third of people who have strokes will have dysphasia.
If difficulty swallowing prevents you from eating and drinking adequately, your doctor may recommend, Special liquid diets and Feeding tube. Speech deficits were reported across respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation and prosody. Swallowing deficits included reduced lip closure, delayed swallow initiation, wet voice and coughing.
Dysphagia is remarkably common in the general population. GERD is a risk factor for dysphagia as well as odynophagia. Intermittent dysphagia was associated with anxiety, while progressive dysphagia was associated with depression.