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Managing Swallowing Difficulties

Trouble swallowing, or “dysphagia,” can occur at any age, but it is most common in older adults. Some potential causes of this are a stroke, muscle disorders such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s, cancer, or damage from chronic reflux disease (heartburn). It is also very common in older adults with […]

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How to Get Started on the DASH Eating Plan

For many individuals, the DASH Eating Plan is not a dramatic change from their normal diet. When choosing to adopt the DASH diet and the lifestyle changes that accompany it, the “road to change” can be accomplished by simply making some small, gradual changes. Start slowly over the span of […]