It seems that it is now a general catch all label used by doctors for patients they cannot help or don’t know how to help.
They are usually prescribing a drug (Nexium, Zantac, etc.) which almost never produces any results and the person still complains even more about a dry and itchy throat, hoarseness and an inability to sing or speak clearly.
In reality the problem is still the same – all of these people are using their voices incorrectly (speaking and/or singing) and all of their symptoms are caused specifically by this premise.
However, once their voice has been lifted off their vocal boxes and separated from the anatomies and made freely flown above and on top of their physical bodies, their voice is no longer affected by anything that is going on with their physical body, even if they actually have a real a…