11 June 2021

Dysphagia in the Elderly: Advice & Tips

If your loved ones have dysphagia, eating and drinking can be difficult, and mealtimes can become more challenging. We want to share some practical advice and tips on how to manage the symptoms of dysphagia and help those with swallowing difficulties enjoy their food to the fullest.

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27 May 2021

Signs and Symptoms of malnutrition

According to the British Dietetic Association, malnutrition occurs when you don’t get the correct amount of nutrients from your diet. This article is going to focus the signs and symptoms of malnutrition and what to do to help you or a loved one manage it.

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21 April 2021

Kate Allatt on Dining with Dysphagia

Kate was living with dysphagia after overcoming locked in syndrome as a result of her stroke. Even though mealtimes were a challenge, her determination helped her improve swallowing and enjoy food again.

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12 April 2021

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD or GERD) is a chronic digestive disease that causes stomach acid to travel back up the oesophagus, resulting in heartburn.

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25 March 2021

Coronavirus and Dysphagia

COVID-19 is a highly infectious disease that affects the lungs and airways and can lead to respiratory problems. It is important to keep safe and healthy to support the immune system during these difficult times.

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17 March 2021

Eating with Your Eyes: Dysphagia & Me

Stroke and locked in syndrome survivor Dr. Kate Allatt shares her recovery journey and how she managed her dysphagia through this difficult time.

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23 February 2021

Oropharyngeal Dysphagia – Everything You Need to Know

Oropharyngeal Dysphagia is one of the types of swallowing difficulty that someone can have. Here is a guide on the causes, symptoms and treatments available and how we can help.

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15 January 2021

Dysphagia and Softer Foods: Your Questions Answered

Transitioning to a texture modified diet of softer foods can be confusing to begin with. There is a lot of information to process and you might have a lot of questions to ask, some of which we might have answered in this blog post.

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