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Listen: Dysphagia seems scary at first. Here are the facts.

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/ by UK HealthCare

You know how scary it can be if you've ever experienced a choking feeling – like when you can't quite get your food down your throat. This is known as dysphagia.

Dr. Mark Fritz

Dr. Mark Fritz is an otolaryngologist at UK HealthCare and treats a wide variety of airway, voice and swallowing problems, including dysphagia. In this week's episode of UK HealthCast, Fritz explains what dysphagia is, what can cause it and the many ways it can be treated so that patients can get back to living their best lives.

Listen below: 

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