A voice disturbance is often called dysphonia, meaning your voice does not sound the way you need it to, or tires easily causing discomfort or fatigue. This may be a result of neurological disorders, vocal fold paralysis, acid reflux and vocal misuse or overuse.
Common Voice Disorders:
- Laryngitis (inflammation or infection of the vocal folds)
- Vocal fold lesions such as nodules, polyps and cysts
- LPR (Laryngopharyngeal reflux)
- Poor speaking or singing technique
- Vocal fold paralysis or weakness
- Laryngeal cancer