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928 Possible Causes for Choking, Parkinson's Disease

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    As PSP progresses, patients are at greater risk for complications, such as choking, pneumonia, head injury and fractures caused by falls.[] P/M, pons to midbrain ratio; PD, idiopathic Parkinson's disease; PSP-RS, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy-Richardson's Syndrome; Parkinson's disease; Progressive Supranuclear[] Problems swallowing, which can lead to choking or inhaling food or liquid into your airway (aspiration).[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    In addition, the symptoms of choking on liquids are improved, and the utility of 30 mL water swallow test was improved with grade 2.[] Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Parkinson's disease, both progressive neurodegenerative diseases, affect 1 million Americans (1,2).[] Choking - lorazepam sublingually can quickly relieve choking episodes. Dyspnoea - if severe and prolonged, is an indication for subcutaneous morphine.[]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Surgical interventions such as placing a feeding tube may have to be performed if the patient can no longer swallow properly and are at risk of choking.[] disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, or brain damage due to overly rapid correction of low blood sodium levels.[] Patients display poor articulation, dysphagia, difficulty to choke or incontrollable laughter. Aspiration is likely, leading to increased possibility of pneumonia.[]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's disease and “Parkinson’s Plus diseases” including Multiple System Atrophy and Lewy Body Dementia, and multiple sclerosis Autonomic[] Its early symptoms are similar to those of Parkinson's disease, but the average life expectancy of sufferers is only about five to ten years from their diagnosis.[] These include autoimmune disorders, such as systemic lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, radiation treatment for certain cancers, etc.[]

  • Stroke

    Have a choking episode from food going down your windpipe.[] Cerebral glucose metabolism and cognition in newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease: ICICLE-PD study , A J Yarnall , R A Lawson , G W Duncan , T K Khoo , G S Petrides , J T O'Brien[] Recent findings Cholinesterase inhibitors improve attention, as well as memory, in several conditions including cortical Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease dementia, traumatic[]

  • Classic Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Syndrome

    Complications that result from worsening symptoms, such as pneumonia (from breathing in food particles while choking during eating), can be life-threatening.[] Neuropsychological characterization of typical and atypical progressive supranuclear palsy and comparison with Parkinson's disease.[] It is likely the actual cause of death will be linked to another condition such as pneumonia, choking - caused by the inability to swallow - or fractures and head injuries[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    May refuse to eat, chokes, or forgets to swallow. May repetitively cry out, pat or touch everything. Loses control of bowel and bladder.[] Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale; MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination; PD: Parkinson disease; PDD: Parkinson disease dementia.[] […] tiny, dense deposits scattered throughout the brain that become toxic to brain cells at excessive levels, and "tangles," which interfere with vital processes, eventually choking[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    […] measure of the incidence of dying from AP or choking among patients with stroke.[] BACKGROUND: Aspiration pneumonia is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in Parkinson's disease (PD).[] […] deletion genotype, bad oral health, malnutrition, Parkinson's disease, and the use of antipsychotic drugs, proton pump inhibitors, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors[]

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy

    Very soon after beginning treatment for Multiple System Atrophy(MSA), Albert's coughing and choking while trying to drink were relieved, as was his muscle stiffness and fatigue[] Abstract Nine Parkinson's disease (PD), seven olivopontocerebellar atrophy (OPCA) patients and two age-matched control groups learned a linear arm movement-scaling task over[] A speech-language pathologist can help devise swallowing strategies to lessen the risk of choking, and can offer advice on assisted communication as well.[]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    Pneumonia is the most common cause of death, although irregularities in heart beat or choking may be responsible for death in some patients.[] disease.[] “He wants so much to do that, and I can’t help him,” she said, choking up. “He don’t know that.”[]

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