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Introduction to Dysphagia: A Throat and Esophageal Disorder With Many Underlying Causes

Swallowing is a complex biological action that comprises more than 31 muscles and five cranial nerves1 all working together to facilitate nutrition. Its two main goals are to push food from the mouth into the stomach and to protect airways from foreign objects.2 The Process Model of Feeding was created to help people understand how… Read More »

Bloated stomach? 5 common causes of bloating and how to help

Bloated stomach? Gassy? Tummy cramps? These common symptoms can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Nutritionist Rick Hay reveals 5 causes of bloating and what you should do to help beat the bloat Gut symptoms such as a bloated stomach, flatulence, constipation and tummy cramps can make your life an uncomfortable living hell. Bloated, gassy, stomach cramps… Read More »