Tips on swallowing

Tips on swallowing
  1. Abnormal swallowing is commonly perceived as food "sticking on the way down." If this complaint persists, it is sometimes due to a serious condition and should always prompt medical attention.
  2. Swallowing difficulty may be caused by a number of different problems including:
  • Poor or incomplete chewing (possibly the result of dental problems, poorly fitted dentures, or eating too quickly) Abnormal muscle contraction.
  • Scar tissue from chronic inflammation.
  • Infection.
  • Cancer