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... About Your Voice Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice Day Care and Ear, Nose, and Throat Effects of Medications on Voice Gastroesphageal Reflux (GERD) How Allergies Affect your Child's Ears, Nose, and Throat Keeping Your Voice Healthy Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts Pediatric GERD Special Care for Occupational and Professional Voice Users Tips for Healthy Voices Tonsillectomy Procedures Tonsillitis Tonsils and Adenoids PostOp Vocal Cord Paralysis GERD and LPR Hoarseness How the Voice Works Secondhand Smoke Sore Throats Swallowing Disorders Tonsils and Adenoids

Aging and Swallowing
...By understanding normal, as well as abnormal, age-related changes, doctors and speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who specialize in swallowing disorders can better counsel patients, and target treatment strategies...

... Symptoms of swallowing disorders may include: Drooling A feeling that food, liquid, or pills are sticking in the throat Coughing or choking on bits of food or liquid, or saliva not moving easily, which may lead to aspiration (when these materials fall or get sucked into the lungs) Sensing of a “lump” in the throat Losing weight  Developing lung infections like pneumonia Changing voice  Coughing up blood What Causes Dysphagia...