The treatment of swallowing difficulty in MG is individualized, based on the cause and severity. Medication may be prescribed or therapy with a speech-language pathologist may be recommended. Management Strategies. Voice & Speech: Strengthening exercises- be sure to time around peak drug therapy Mar 01, 2005 · Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) 14:1 (21-24) 1 Mar 2005 Ethical and Legal Implications of the Frazier Free Water Protocol Lynne C. Brady Wagner
Take a few sips of water to "practice" swallowing. Put the pill on their tongue and then drink the water again. (Sometimes having kids drink through straws can help.) If the pill doesn't have to be taken on an empty stomach, your child can take sips with something thicker than water, like milk or a milkshake.