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Can Dysphagia Lead To A Malnutrition
An age-appropriate diet is one that provides adequate nutrition and is appropriate for a child's state of development. During the first 4 - 6 months of life, infants need only breast milk or formula to meet all their nutritional needs. At 4 - 6 months of age an infant should be consuming 28 - 45 ounces of formula, and is often ready to start the transition to solid foods. 6 - 8 MONTHS Continue to offer breast milk or formula 3 - 5 times per day. 8 - 12 MONTHS OF AGE Breast milk or formula should be offered three to four times per day at this age. After a baby is 1-year old, whole milk may replace ...Read more
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Can poor nutrition lead to diabetes? As in low calories and lots of water everyday. Will the blood panel tests and urine tests show any abnormalities?
Yes: Being overweight and inactive can lead to insulin resistance and eventually to type two diabetes. Try to maintain a healthy weight for your age and height. try to be physically active. Eat a healthy diet which minimizes processed foods and includes plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dysphasia.: Dysphagia is reported to occur in 8% to 10% of the general population over the age of 50 years.  however, rates as high as 30% to 40% may be found in patients residing in homes for the aged.   dysphagia can be caused by functional or structural abnormalities of the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, or gastric cardias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends : It largely depends on the reason for the dysphagia (swallowing problem). In most cases of dysphagia that is not related to an esophagus problem, modifying the texture or consistency of the food/liquids, using special head postures or maneuvers, and doing tongue throat exercises are helpful. This is usually prescribed as necessary and treatment is performed by a speech language pathologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More of a symptom: Dysphagia is more of a symptom than a diagnosis. Specifically, dysphagia is difficulty with swallowing, which can be associated with an extremely large number of medical diagnoses. Many diseases are more common in some racial groups than others because these diseases, like race, is linked to genetics. This is not a disparity but genetic distribution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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