Asked by: Elicerio Villiers
Asked in category: medical health, digestive disorders
Last Updated: 18th Jun 2024

What causes the delayed swallowing reflex?

There are many diseases that can lead to swallowing difficulties. Your doctor might refer to it as "dysphagia". These can include brain disorders such as multiple sclerosis or Parkinson's disease.

How can I also improve my swallowing reflexes?

You may be asked to,

  1. Take a deep inhale and hold it for a while.
  2. Try pretending to gargle, while keeping your tongue as straight as you can.
  3. Try pretending to yawn, while keeping your tongue as straight as you can.
  4. Take a dry breath and squeeze as hard as possible.

What are the four stages of swallowing? Four Phases of Normal Adult Swallow Process

  • Oral Preparatory Phase
  • Phase of oral transit.
  • Phase Pharyngeal
  • Esophageal Phase.

People also ask: What disease affects swallowing?"

There are several neurological conditions that can lead to swallowing difficulties: stroke (the most common reason for dysphagia); cerebral palsy; traumatic brain injury; Parkinson disease; multiple sclerosis,

What is the swallow reflex?

Description. Description. The swallow becomes reflexive when the bolus descends from the posterior tongue to the hypopharynx and the upper esophageal Sphincter.