Friday, February 15, 2019

Voice Repair Article! - Bleeding Polyp: Non-Surgical VS Surgical!

We would like to share with you some excerpts from an email which recently reached our office. However, due to privacy concerns, we omitted some personal details. We regret, however, that this person did not reach out to us first and tried to rectify her vocal problem non-surgically.

For those who suffer from the same voice disorder, we would like you to think twice before you choose vocal surgery over a non-surgical approach and treatment. There are a lot of consequences which could be experienced with surgical interference.

We had numerous clients with various voice disorders who came to us after the surgery was performed - and some of them hardly could speak, let alone sing…

Please see the aforementioned email below:

"Hi. In 2013, I had an operation on my vocal cords ( bleeding polyp ) and I feel that it made my voice a lot worse. If I do a performance I am hoarse for two weeks or more.
I have lost the melody in my voice and my "throat" hurts constantly. I've been back to the Drs several times and they keep saying my vocal cords look fine, so I've given up. If I'm out with my friends I feel anti-social as I can't talk because my voice gets hoarse very quickly and it hurts. It also feels extremely tired and like a weight is on it. Then I feel like I do not have enough breath/oxygen to finish a sentence. 
When they did the operation the Drs said they've tested it and it was nothing to worry about. I am, however, devastated that I can't sing anymore or like I used to. 
I live in the U.K. I miss singing and I get very embarrassed when people remember me for my beautiful voice, but you can see the disappointed look on their faces when I sing now. I have to shout through an entire song which I know is not helping. 
Thank you. Looking forward to hearing from you,
E. M." 

To support our point, please see below the story of our recent non-surgical voice repair client, Sue D.

To give it an introduction, we have to mention the Sue had a bleeding polyp and was suggested an immediate operation. However, in Canmore, Alberta, the wait for an “immediate” vocal surgery was nearly 11 months. Meanwhile, Sue’s livelihood was in jeopardy, as she was directing a big chorus, running music workshops, and teaching guitar and singing to her private students. She came to us with a very raspy and hoarse voice. As she reveals in her email to us, her voice is completely clear (speaking and singing) and she fully resumed all of her music activities.

To view Sue’s story/testimonial, you can click HERE:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

This Time, Medical Doctors And Speech Therapists Had Failed The Patient With The Muscle tension Dysphonia Diagnosis!

The story is about “old” Maggie Y - now the “new” Ariel Y. Maggie Y came to us about a year ago to fix her breaking and crackling voice due to muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) voice disorder. Maggie told us her story and explained the reason why she thinks it happened to her.

With her permission, we would share her story with you:

Maggie Y

She originally came from China and, nonetheless, had experienced all the consequences of immigration. Her parents were extremely stressed going through the process of immigration to Canada. Given all that, their marriage was quite-a-bit on the rocks.

When Maggie turned 16 (she is now 24 years old ) the family situation became worse while Maggie, at the time, was attending high school. The parents were fighting everyday and Maggie, in order to stop their screaming at each other, was screaming and yelling herself day-in and day-out, obviously feeling upset and frustrated.

Due to all of that happening, she began feeling tightness in her throat and in her neck. She felt a lump in her throat and her voice was failing her while she was trying to speak. Maggie finally went to the ENT specialist(s) who diagnosed her with muscle tension dysphonia (MTD). She was referred to speech therapists as well as speech pathologists, but to no avail. Obviously, at that time, nobody could help her; and nevertheless, her confidence was failing her as well.

Eight years later, after a lot of searching for help on the net, she approached our establishment and began to work with me. It was not an easy road for either of us, but we conquered the problem - and today, Maggie speaks completely normal. Her confidence soared exponentially and in more ways than one… Overall this time, I became not only her mentor but her friend and consultant on many other issues she has been going through for all these years till now.

A couple of months ago, she told me that since her life changed immensely, she wants to adopt a new name. Now in her new, more elaborate Government job she recently acquired, instead of using her old name “Maggie”, she introduced herself as Ariel. She is feeling that her life (due to the change in her voice and thus in her spirit) took a turn for the better. Therefore, she decided to get away from her old life which was associated with her “old” name Maggie. She is a “new” Ariel now and we are very proud of her…

She was yesterday participating in my birthday party coupled with the 35th anniversary of my school, which was founded on February the 15th, 1984. Ariel was truly blossoming looks-wise, voice-wise and in every other aspect… Please read below what she has addressed to me in her greeting card:

Arieele Y (formally Maggie Y)
"It is an honour to be able to celebrate your birthday and the anniversary of Vocal Science with you!
I cannot wait to continue sharing many more experiences with you. You are an absolute blessing, miracle and divine gift to this world. So thank you for all that you do!"

Love, Arielle
- Feb 3rd, 2019

Also,  to my knowledge, she is now back on the dating scene. In our correspondence today, I said to her that I am visualizing her wedding shower party and that I believe that the man of her dreams (her prince) is yet to come and is already around the corner.

Way to go “new” Ariel! Expect the miracles coming your way!

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Part 2 - Your Doctors said that “You will never have your voice back to normal ever again.” We said… “TRY US!”

Vernon (left) - Brenda (Middle) Diana (Right)
Completeion of 30 hours of non-surgical voice repair.

- Case Study #2: Brenda Mooers of Calgary, Alberta Canada -

Brenda arrived to our establishment on November 1st 2018. She is a 51 year old woman who has been going through hormonal changes. Sometime prior to inquiring about our services, Brenda went to a medical doctor and presented her problem to him.

Her doctor prescribed testosterone needles, which had to be administered to Brenda by her husband on an everyday basis. But… incidentally, the doctor prescribed a triple dose of the latter (3 milligrams instead of 0.3 milligrams). Moreover, this very doctor never ordered a blood test to detect the exact amount of testosterone she would actually need (if any…?).

So our doomed client diligently followed her doctor’s wrong instructions and suddenly discovered that her voice tone dropped 3 levels below her normal voice; and at that lower level position, her voice started to crack and then became raspy and hoarse. Moreover, she started growing body and facial hair…!

How scary is that?
Scary indeed!

Then, on the premise of her now-damaged voice, she went to the ENT specialist and then back to her physician. They both stated that her voice will never get back to normal…

Before reaching us, she tried everything and anything, everybody and anybody, but with no avail.

So in order to bring her voice back to normal and make it sound even better, we had to run (within 6 consecutive days) 30 hours of our very unique and innovative voice instruction (via the Vocal Science™ method and technique), coupled with certain body movements and specifically-administered natural herbs and some homeopathic remedies.

Was this an easy journey? - NOT AT ALL!

My former voice repair client from Denver Colorado USA once said: “Diana, I agree… You are indeed trying to teach the ‘old dog the new tricks’.” Nonetheless, the older person is, the harder that person accepts the new modality of any new behaviour.

Moreover, for the mature person, it is also harder to release any of the previously adopted habits. But, needless to say, this is yet another one of many of our success stories… Please click on the link HERE to read what we have gotten so far as a feedback from both Brenda and her husband Vernon.

By the way, we have to give applause to a very supportive and dedicated husband, who was present at all given times in the studio with us; not to mention was completely present and attentive to everything what was going on throughout the process of uncovering and recovering his wife’s voice.

Way to go Man!

For the rest of you, I would like to wish to have a partner in life like Brenda’s husband. And trust my experience; when you have somebody who supports you 100%, the sky is the limit!

As for yourself: If you suffer from any voice issues, voice disorders or vocal problems, and if, by any chance, you too were given a verdict which made you believe that you are at the point of no return, give us a chance to prove to you that WE GOT THIS… and we will never let you down!

Monday, November 12, 2018

They said that “You will never have your voice back to normal ever again.” We said… “TRY US!”

With the Vocal Science™ method and its own very unique vocal technique, we have proven quite a few medical professionals wrong!

- Case Study #1: Tim Bristol of Niagara Falls, New York -

The above-named non-surgical voice repair client of ours was given a “sentence” of “the point of no return”. The ENT professionals were stating that many of our clients (formally theirs) would never recover their speaking and/or singing voices ever again…

With the above in mind… let’s profile a throat cancer survivor named Tim Bristol.

Some time ago, he came to us seeking a viable solution for his very serious voice problem, after surviving throat cancer. Tim has been a musician, singer/songwriter (at the time) for over 45 years of his life. From his words, his whole life had mainly revolved around music. Also, from his words, while performing on many stages, which he was playing from, he saw nothing but “blue light”. So, needless to say, the constant second-hand smoke was inhaled by Tim, night in and night out… So at his early 60’s, he was diagnosed with cancer of the throat.

Tim, nonetheless, undergone many sessions of chemotherapy, as well as numerous radiation treatments. That left him with a very raspy and hoarse voice and with numbness (loss of sensation of touch) on his fingertips. In both instances, those were very devastating outcomes of the above-mentioned treatments, as not only Tim was a singer/songwriter, but he has also been a very prominent guitar and bass guitar player.

When he asked the doctors what he should do about that, they responded - “None of that matters… Please be grateful that you are alive!”. That was not good enough for Tim, as without playing his guitar and singing his songs in various bands as before, he did not see the meaning of his life down the road… So, he eventually found us. In just 10 hours of our private instruction and natural herbal treatment, he regained his voice. For maintenance, he also attended our healthy voice/vocal workshop, at that time, consisted of two full days of instruction. We concluded his recovery, located in our office plaza, Karaoke place. Once Tim sung a chosen-by-him song, he got a standing ovation.

The owner of the place came up to me and asked why I had been hiding such a great singer and never brought him to sing to his place before…? I revealed that he - along with my other voice repair client from Maryland, USA - were both just here with me for a few days to fix their voices. The owner of the establishment said: “Hahaha… Voice Repair…” - Which was clearly implied that I was actually not telling the truth. I was stunned for a minute, but then started to laugh, as it was a perfect testimonial for me - where the previous damage of my clients’ voices could not, at all, be detected!

Tim’s wife, who was also a singer/songwriter, was completely fascinated by the whole thing and came from Niagara Falls New York to visit us (just for a day) in order to personally witness this fascinating process herself.

At this moment, we are not in communication with Tim himself, which we presume is a good thing, because if he needed us, he would have found us by now. So, from our end, we are certain that he is all good and is continuing singing and playing music for many years and months ahead. From his own words, Tim said: “Diana, You had proved all those doctors wrong! My voice is getting better and better every day!”

Way to go, Tim!
Keep on Rockin’ Man!

If interested to learn more about the above-written story please click HERE

If you are in need of non-surgical voice restoration and enhancement of the quality of your voice; and also wish to acquire a new healthy voice/vocal technique, Contact Us - We will be happy to help!

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Stay tuned for many more success stories of our former and present non-surgical voice repair clients :)