Ageing population in developed nations a large cause of dysphagia
An ageing population in North America, Europe, and Japan is predicted to be a major driver of the dysphagia supplements market. This is mainly because geriatric patients are far more likely to be afflicted with dysphagia than adults or children. Eurostat statistics show that people over 65 accounted for nearly 1/5th of the European population in 2015, which was an increase of 2% over the previous decade.
Increasing neurological strokes and disorders a major health concern
According to statistics compiled by the CDC, almost 800,000 people are afflicted by strokes every year in the U.S.