Dysphagia is the technical term for the symptom of the sensation of difficulty in swallowing. Dysphagia is usually a sign of underlying disease of the esophagus, which may be due to Gastroesophageal reflux disease(GERD), cancer, thyroid disease, stroke, or a number of other diseases. ...
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Provides information about swallowing difficulties for patients and professionals.
Dysphagia Research Society
Organization established to serve researchers and clinicians from different areas of inquiry who share a research interest in dysphagia and swallowing disorders.
Dysphagia, Speech and Language
Diet guidelines for people with swallowing disorders.
A site for dietitians and speech language pathologist to share and get new information about the dysphagia diet.
eMedicine - Cricopharyngeal Myotomy
Article by Neil Bhattacharyya, MD describing cricopharyngeal achalasia and the surgery done to correct it.
eMedicine - Dysphagia
Article by Nam-Jong Paik, MD, PhD.
Swallowing Disorders in Children
Includes causes, treatment, and diagnosis.
Evaluating Dysphagia - American Academy of Family Physicians
Article for physicians. (September 15, 2000)