Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia) - Other Places To Get Help
American College of
P.O. Box 342260
The American College of Gastroenterology is an organization of
digestive disease specialists. The Web site contains information about common
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
P.O. Box 5801
1-800-352-9424 (301) 496-5751
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading
U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system
disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information
about these disorders.
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
1650 Diagonal Road
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck
Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization of physicians dedicated
to the care of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) disorders. Its Web site includes
information for the general public on ENT disorders.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
1520 Kensington Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523
1-866-353-ASGE (1-866-353-2743) toll-free
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is a group of doctors who have special training in using endoscopy to look at the digestive tract. On the website you can find a doctor in your area who does these procedures. The website also has patient education videos and patient information about endoscopic procedures.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
2 Information Way
This clearinghouse is a service of the U.S. National
Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the
U.S. National Institutes of Health. The clearinghouse answers questions;
develops, reviews, and sends out publications; and coordinates information
resources about digestive diseases. Publications produced by the clearinghouse
are reviewed carefully for scientific accuracy, content, and readability.