Harvard Health Letter

Choking alert: Strategies for safe swallowing

Therapy, exercises, and changes in eating habits will help keep you safe. It used to be so easy to munch a handful of nuts: chew, swallow, enjoy. Now, you avoid them or make sure there’s a glass of water nearby when you eat nuts or any other foods that seem to get stuck in your throat. “It’s normal to have some age-related changes with swallowing or occasional difficulty swallowing. What’s not normal…

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