I did post when this happened to me for the first time some time ago. I was eating a Chinese takeaway with my husband, daughter and granddaughter. We had just started our meal when I could not swallow. The food in my mouth just would not move. It seemed to start when I had hiccups. These could not come up and the food would not go down. I tried drinking water, but this seemed to make things worse. I felt fine. I was not breathless - I just could not swallow. After a few minutes, things eased and I was able to get rid of the food, which was mostly rice. I was wondering whether this had happened to anyone else? I am not convinced that this was a Parkinsons problem. I have just been diagnosed with a hyper thyroid problem. I will keep away from Chinese takeaways for now,
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