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Hoarseness by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 1 Comment Hoarseness is a symptom and not a disease. It is a general term that describes abnormal voice changes. When hoarse, the voice may sound breathy, raspy, strained, or there may be changes in volume (loudness) or pitch (how high or low the voice is). The changes in sound are usually due to disorders related to the vocal folds, which are the so ... Read on »
Finding My Voice by Kate K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 10:24am On May 8 of this year, I’ll be celebrating 15 years since I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. It all started with my voice. Growing up in a talkative Irish family in Kansas City, I considered myself to be a strong person with a quiet voice.  In addition to speaking, I’ve always found different ways to express myself, including d ... Read on »
How Important is The Thyroid Gland? by WisdomThatHeals Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm The thyroid gland is located just below the larynx in the neck. It differs from other endocrine glands because it stores the hormones that it produces for future use rather than excreting them into the bloodstream for immediate use. The hormones produced by the thyroid, Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3), are responsible for stimulating ... Read on »
Singing tenor again by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:08pm 1 Comment When I attend church and sing congregational hymns, I usually sing tenor. However, I haven't sung tenor for about a month due to my voice being hoarse due to a cold in my throat. My colds usually begin in my nose and possibly move to my throat, but this cold was just in my throat. No dripping nose, no sore throat, just an occasional cough that ... Read on »
Health Headlines - December 5 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Modified Atkins Diet Reduces Epileptic Seizures A modified form of the Atkins diet reduced epileptic seizures in children, according to a small study by researchers at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. The study found that two thirds of the children benefited from being put on this diet, which included fewer carbohydrates than the standar ... Read on »
Hypothyroidism - How Your Thyroid Can Make You Sick, Tired and Overweight? by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 11:57pm 40 Comments Are you one of the 30 million women and 15 million men who have a chronic medical problem that is both under-diagnosed and under-treated? Are you suffering from vague symptoms that you think are normal parts of life, such as fatigue, feeling sluggish in the morning, and having trouble with your memory, concentration, or focus? Do you have d ... Read on »
My Poor Little Girl Since the ki... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm My Poor Little Girl Since the kids' thyroidectomies Sis hasn't had a voice. The surgeon said he checked her vocal cords after the surgery and said everything was fine. The day after the surgery she had a little bit of a raspy voice that made us think she was going to be okay. For the last week and a half though she can barely talk above a whi ... Read on »
Health Tips for May 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 26 May 2011 12:00am Health Tip: Recognize the Signs of Food Allergy Food allergy reactions range from mild to life-threatening, depending on the person. The Nemours Foundation says common warning signs of a milder allergic reaction to food may include A tight feeling in the throat, or a hoarse voice. Coughing and wheezing. Nausea, vomiting or stomac ... Read on »
Health Headlines - October 13 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm U.S. Considers At-Home HIV Test U.S. federal drug regulators will consider allowing the first U.S. sales of an at-home test for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, The New York Times reported Thursday. The proposal for the OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test, made by OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem, Pa., is scheduled to be discus ... Read on »