You’re doing everything right to keep your voice healthy. You don’t overuse it. You keep any acid reflux under control. You do exercises to keep it strong. Despite all that, you still have hoarseness. What’s causing the problem? As it turns out, it might be allergies.
LASIK is a fascinating medical procedure. A doctor uses lasers to create a flap in the cornea and reshape the inner corneal tissue. The flap is then replaced and the eye heals normally. When the procedure is over, your need for corrective lenses is greatly reduced or eliminated. But as common a procedure as it is, there is still a lot of misinformation about LASIK out there, so today we’ll separate the myths from the facts.
No one likes dealing with acid reflux. The indigestion, the sour taste in your mouth, and the difficulty swallowing are all uncomfortable effects of reflux. But did you know acid reflux can even cause you to lose your voice? This is called reflux laryngitis. Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A. Otolaryngologist Darrell Klotz, MD, discusses reflux laryngitis in this month’s blog.
Nobody likes getting a cold. A runny nose, a sore throat, and constantly being tired are annoyances no one wants to deal with. But while there is no cure for a common cold, are there ways to prevent them? Below are five strategies for keeping yourself healthy and cold-free.
Voice and Swallowing Specialist Lori Ellen Sutton, MA, CCC-SLP talks about saving your vocal folds by doing SOVT vocal exercises through a straw.
Many people think they need to remove the earwax in the ears with Q-tips or other cleaning methods. But doctors have long said it is unsafe, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery has published a new guideline on cerumen impaction that reiterates that point.