Braving the Cold Weather? 5 Ways To Protect Your Voice During Winter Outdoor Activities

Whether you are a weekend warrior on the slopes or heading out to watch Sunday night football, even a few minutes of exposure to cold winter temperatures can be harmful on your pipes.

So, if you are planning on heading out in this upcoming cold snap, venturing to a football game or hitting the high altitude Rocky Mountain resorts, you should definitely pay attention.

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Professional Voice Blog - What is Ear Wax and how NOT to Clean Your Ears

What Exactly is Ear Wax? And How NOT To Clean It Out – Ear Health Series Part 1

“Approximately 12 million people a year in the U.S. seek medical care for impacted or excessive cerumen,” – Richard Rosenfeld, MD. Chair of the AAO-HNSF Guideline Development Task Force.

It’s one of those “ignorance is bliss” kind of topics. We all have it…but nobody really wants to talk about it.

What is it? Ear wax.

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When one of your favorite singers cancels tours or puts a hold on their career for vocal surgery, chances are polyps are the culprit.

Polyps are fluid-filled collections that form on the edge of either one or both vocal cords. Polyps will look like a bump, growth or blister on the vocal cords and similar to vocal nodules, polyps are a result of vocal trauma.

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Winter is upon us, which means the dreaded cold and flu season. For most of us, a simple cold is just a nuisance, but for a professional vocalist or speaker, that pesky cold can be a serious problem. The best way to get prevent a cold is to keep your immune system healthy and fueled to combat germs and bacteria introduced during these upcoming cold weather months.

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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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