If At First You Don't Succeed...

As with any new skill that one learns, you don't necessarily become proficient with it overnight. Give it time. The same is true with pill swallowing. If you have worked with the tips and techniques and find that you are still not grasping the ability to swallow your pills, don't give up. Repeat the techniques you have used, possibly slowing them down, until you feel confident. Or try some of the other techniques offered on the Pill Swallowing website that you had not attempted initially.

It may also be useful to determine if you are not picking up the ability to swallow pills due to a gagging reflex or anxiety that is getting in the way. If you feel that this may be occuring, refer to one or more of the areas to the right in the orange column to help you work through your anxiety.

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