Voice Feeling Hoarse? When To See a Doctor

You don’t need to be a professional singer to know what it’s like to lose your voice or become hoarse. In fact, professional singers are at an advantage due to the extensive training they put their voice through in order to endure long hours and even weeks of performing.

But what about the rest of us who spend eight to ten hours a day speaking to co-workers, delivering lectures, broadcasting the news, taking customer service calls or arguing in the courtroom?

These are in fact the people at the highest risk for vocal fatigue and vocal injury. These are also the people who are more likely to continue putting themselves at risk because they don’t baby their voices the way a professional singer might — alarm bells don’t necessarily go off for a teacher who loses their voice after a day of lecturing or a lawyer after a full day in court.

A night of vocal rest and hot liquids should do the trick, right?  Not necessarily.

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Coughing Won’t Stop? – Five Signs You Should See Your ENT Specialist

Sore throat and coughing?

We are still in the middle of the nasty cold and flu season, but sometimes your winter weather cough is more severe than you think… But when is it time to see the specialist?

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Botox For Your Voice? One Unique Treatment + Understanding Vocal Nodules

A singer’s worst nightmare, vocal nodules can become a serious problem for a professional vocalist and even those who work in professions that require frequent speaking or communication. Once detected however, these nodules are treatable.

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