Swallowing is something that everyone does, many times per day. How does something so familiar become a source of anxiety?
Bodily Functions and Conscious Control
The human body relies on several important functions every day to keep it going. Many of these are totally outside your control. For example, your heart will continue beating automatically – you can’t make it beat or not beat on purpose, even if you try. Digestion is another good example – your stomach will digest whatever you consume without any purposeful influence from you.[Read more…]