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Swallowing disorders treatment in Kolkata

Causes and Treatments of Swallowing Disorders?

Swallowing disorder of Dysphagia is a medical condition in which the affected person faces difficulties in swallowing solids or liquids down the food pipe or esophagus to the stomach. It is often termed as a symptom or sign of some other disease or disorder. However, as it is gradually increasing among many, it can be treated as an issue that needs distinct attention and should be dealt with separately. Swallowing disorders treatment in Kolkata varies according to the symptoms, causes and the severity of the disorder. There can be many causes of Dysphagia, some of which are – Damage of the nervous system caused from – Strokes – a disease in which damage to the brain from interruption of its blood supply. Brain injury – in patients with traumatic brain injury, the anatomic and physiologic status of the swallowing mechanism may be impaired, thus resulting in Dysphagia. Spinal cord injury – Dysphagia is caused from acute cervical spinal cord injuries. Cerebral palsy – a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting movement, muscle tone or posture. Parkinson’s disease – a long-term disorder of the central nervous system that affects motor system, which controls movement of a person. As a result, the person may suffer from frequent tremors, and might experience rigidity of body, slowness of movement and difficulties in walking. Alzheimer’s disease – a progressive disease that destroys memory and other mental functions of a person gradually, hence resulting in a breakdown of the general mental health of the affected person. Multiple sclerosis – […]