Patient Education

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.  For additional medical information, click on link at bottom to American Academy of Otolaryngology.

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American Academy of Otolaryngology

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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...

Dysphagia
... 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...