Dysphagia is the medical term for the symptom of difficulty in swallowing. The word is derived from the Greek dys meaning bad or disordered, and phago meaning "eat".
Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. It occurs when there is damage to the protective layer around nerve fibres found in the brain and spinal cord, casing random patches known as plaques or lesions, which interrupt messages sent along these nerves. MS is one of the most common diseases in young adults with approximately two and a half million people affected across the globe. MS is not a contagious … [Read more...]