Lungs

Cough dysfunction in the management of patients with dysphagia

Introduction The relationship between cough and swallowing function is undeniable. Although cough function has only recently garnered significant research attention in the field of dysphagia management, it has long played a significant role in the clinical practice of the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). For example, when we as SLPs complete a clinical bedside swallowing evaluation we…

Lack of sleep?

Suffering from lack of sleep?

If your spouse or partner snores and you’re suffering from lack of sleep, then you’re not alone! According to a sleep association report, bed partners of snorers often only get just 3-5 hours of sleep per night. Often, the snorer also doesn’t get good quality sleep. Anecdotally, users of EMST150™ are reporting that snoring is…