Category Archives: Voice Disorders

How Can a Speech-Language Pathologist Help You?

Many people only think of speech-language pathologists as working with people who have speech impediments like a lisp or stutter. However, speech-language pathologists are highly trained specialists with the ability to help remediate a wide range of issues that affect … Continue reading

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Speech-Language Therapy for a Healthier Voice

Just like any other part of your body, your vocal cords can become injured. Last week, we discussed two common vocal cord injuries that result from vocal misuse: nodules and polyps. Although these conditions are diagnosed by a medical doctor, … Continue reading

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Voice Therapy: How a Speech-Language Pathologist Can Help You Sound Your Best

Over the past two weeks we’ve talked about minor issues that can affect the voice, like acid reflux and advanced age. However, just like any other body part, the vocal cords can also sustain more significant injury. Two common issues … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Voice Young

Wrinkles, greying hair, continually forgetting just where you left those car keys: just a few of the gifts Father Time likes to pass out as we wrack up our birthdays. While many people are preoccupied with looking young, increasingly people … Continue reading

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association launches Better Speech and Hearing Month. This campaign raises public awareness of communication disorders and spreads the word about services that are available for people with speech, language, or hearing issues to improve their … Continue reading

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Can Your Voice Affect Your Image?

When was the last time you thought about your voice? Almost everyone winces when they hear themselves on an answering machine or video recording, thinking Do I really sound like that? But unless there is an obvious problem, most of … Continue reading

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Voice Problems? It Might Be Allergies!

Sneezing? Itchy eyes? Runny nose? Must be allergy season! With its unseasonable temperatures, this spring has been one of the worst seasons for allergy sufferers in years. If you happen to suffer from allergies, odds are you’re all too familiar … Continue reading

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