Welcome to the Irishhealthpro.com newsletter. In this issue, we look at the key role of vitamin D when it comes to the prevention of falls and fractures in older people. We also look at dysphagia - a condition that is highly prevalent in Ireland and can have a major impact on a patient's physical and psychological wellbeing.
The ability to swallow is something many of us take for granted. We swallow at least 600 times each day and up to 1.5 litres of this can be subconscious swallowing of our own saliva, therefore a swallowing disorder can have a major impact on quality of life