Phlegm and excessive mucus may not be much of a conversation starter, but if you have too much of it, it can drive you crazy. Find out possible reasons why — and get tips to remedy the problem.
What’s going on in your body when you experience hoarseness or lose your voice? A laryngologist shares top causes and remedies for this common symptom.
Your voice may change twice in your lifetime – first, due to hormones and, later, to aging. It’s a good idea to listen to what your voice is telling you, especially as you age.
The critical life functions that our facial organs perform may seem pretty obvious. Yet, when it comes to the nose, there is more than meets the eye.
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Whether it’s on the job or taking care of a busy family, we use our voices all the time. Most of us don’t think too much about our voices until we lose them temporarily because of illness.
One of the most fun aspects of watching a big sporting event like the Super Bowl or Final Four is cheering on your team. Many of us will go to work or school on Monday with a scratchy throat and raspy voice. During a big game, you may use your voice more than you normally would … Read More
If you’ve ever wondered if someone is attracted to you, try listening to his or her voice. A recent study found that men and women vary the strength, tone and pitch of their voices when speaking to members of the opposite sex whom they find attractive. At the same time, these subtle voice modulations make … Read More
You need it to phone your mother, win an argument, call the dog or order extra cheese on your pizza. Your voice plays a vital role in your everyday life, but it’s easy to take it for granted. To preserve and protect your voice, try these simple tips from voice-care specialist Claudio Milstein, PhD. 1. … Read More
More than 30 years ago, Betty Lou Trufant lost her voice as a result of a cold. It never came back. The illness paralyzed one of her vocal cords. Reduced to little more than a whisper for decades, her search for a cure eventually led her to Cleveland Clinic. Watch her amazing story: