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      Have you experienced difficultly chewing or swallowing due to muscular dystrophy?

      What are some personal experiences and useful hints to maintain healthy eating habits when chewing and swallowing ? Do you adapt your food, such as mince, puree, mash?

      Example: Adding some kind of sauce to food to make it easier to swallow. I have used applesauce when I needed to swallow large pills.

       

    • #17643
      Denis
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      After a dose of pneumonia I had to adjust my eating habits and the advice I got was eat alone, no talking ,eat small amounts and take a sip of water and swallow slowly also the use of a liquidizer was recommended for better swallowing.

    • #17646
      Pete Barron
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      Like many others with MD I have trouble swallowing. Fortunately I like hot salsa and digest it well. I smother most anything with tomato sauce or salsa and it goes down fine. My wife complains that everything must taste the same, but I like the taste!

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