Swallowing difficulty occurs in some care recipients cr the following are tips to avoiding or reducing the risk of swallowing problems in the cr

Try: Avoid eating when not fully conscious just awakening from sleep reduce distraction select nutrient-rich food to improve nutritional status select food with appropriate texture purees thick or semi-thick liquids select appropriate utensils keep proper positioning upright sitting head in upright position some exercises can strengthen muscles and improve closure during swallowing consult a health care provider if the cr is interested

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Keywords: Drooling saliva

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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