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Vocal Science: Regain Your Voice - Reclaim Your Life!

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For at least the last 25 years, we have been specializing in extreme voice disorders such as: Muscle Tension DysphoniaSpasmodic DysphoniaPolyps & Nodules on the vocal cordsCysts & Lesions on the vocal cords and the throatAcid Reflux effecting the vocal boxLaryngitisSulcus Vocalis (enlarged gap between the vocal folds)Strained Vocal CordsVocal Cord ParesisPartially Lost Voice
- And that’s just to name a few.
Both regular speaking people and or singers could possess the above-described vocal injuries.
As strange as it sounds, the regular speaking people are taking their injuries much harder then the actual singers.
In fact, in a lot of cases, singers may still have their speaking voices somewhat intact; and therefore, it is not that detrimental for them just to lose their singing voice capacity then for speakers to completely lose their tool for communication. Of course, no matter how you slice it, speakers and singers are both greatly effected by their voice/vocal injury.
The sp…

Causes & Treatments for Spasmodic Dysphonia Disorder.

There could be numerous causes for that nasty and serious disorder. 
Interestingly enough, the voice of the sufferer is greatly compromised; however, it is only a symptom and not the cause. The causes could be induced by emotional, psychological and neurological traumas.
For example - a tragic event happens and a switch between automatous actions that are coordinated between the brain and the control function of the neck, thyroid and larynx become affected. As a result, the ‘voice user’ experiences uncontrollable spasms within the neck structure/muscles and other areas that may not have been documented if not searched for.
Of course, it could also be due to the misuse and abuse of ones’ voice, as well as via contacted viruses such as a severe cold, flu, strep throat and whatnot.
I personally compare this disorder to epilepsy and (in my books) I call it “Vocal Epilepsy”
The traumas also could be caused by negative environmental surroundings by means of air-born pollution. Chemicals that e…