Parkinson's Disease: Eating and Drooling Problems
Parkinson's disease can change many of the muscles used for speech, chewing, and swallowing. Changes in these muscles may cause:
But there are things you can do to help reduce eating and drooling problems.
You can reduce eating problems by changing how and what you eat.
To reduce drooling:
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