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Why do stroke survivors experience respiratory problems?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Related to swallow

Sometimes people who have had a stroke suffer from impaired swallowing.
The can increase the risk for choking, and it can be associated with pneumonia. People who have had a stroke are carefully evaluated for their swallowing function.

In brief: Related to swallow

Sometimes people who have had a stroke suffer from impaired swallowing.
The can increase the risk for choking, and it can be associated with pneumonia. People who have had a stroke are carefully evaluated for their swallowing function.
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