Eat the right kinds of food

Eat the right kinds of food

Since dysphagia makes swallowing difficult, patients should adapt their diet to compensate. Eating pureed food, taking smaller bites and avoiding dry foods are all ways to ingest nutritious foods while avoiding difficulty swallowing.1 

 

  1. http://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/side-effects/difficulty-swallowing-or-dysphagia. Accessed December 2014.