Harvard Women's Health Watch

Trouble swallowing your medication? These tricks might help

Some simple techniques can make big pills go down more easily. If you have trouble swallowing a pill, you’re in the majority. In a Harris survey conducted a few years ago, 51% of women said they had experienced difficulty swallowing tablets or capsules. “We often see people who can swallow food and liquid just fine, but have difficulty with pills,” says Denise Ambrosi, director of the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Harvard-affiliated Spaulding…

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