Harvard Health Blog
Two tricks to make it easier to swallow pills
Posted November 13, 2014, 8:37 am, Updated September 09, 2015, 5:14 pm Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter The expression that something is “a hard pill to swallow” isn’t just a metaphor. Swallowing pills can be difficult and downright unpleasant. It causes one in three people to gag, vomit, or choke. That may keep people from sticking to their medication routines, which can make them sicker.