Voice Care Stories

Worth singing about: UTSW Voice Care Center expands services to Fort Worth

Worth singing about: UTSW Voice Care Center expands services to Fort Worth

 

Already the largest voice center in the state, the UT Southwestern Clinical Center for Voice Care is poised to help even more patients in the Metroplex with the recent opening of its new location in Cowtown.

Beware: 4 conditions that can lead to voice problems

Beware: 4 conditions that can lead to voice problems

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We only get one set of vocal cords, so protect them. Beware of these four conditions that can lead to vocal irritation or damage.

Voice care: Sorting fact from fiction

Voice care: Sorting fact from fiction

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We depend on our voices, but often take them for granted. Get the truth about common voice myths and find tips for how to keep the voice in tip-top shape.

Answering questions about voice care, home remedies via live chat

Answering questions about voice care, home remedies via live chat

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Many of us take our voices for granted – until we can’t use them! Join us for a social media live chat about voice health, facts/myths, and when to seek care.

Save your most valuable work asset: Your vocal cords

Save your most valuable work asset: Your vocal cords

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Voice care isn’t just for singers. Professional voice users – like teachers – also need to show their vocal cords extra love and know warning signs of trouble.

3 signs your vocal cords may be damaged

3 signs your vocal cords may be damaged

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Having a hoarse voice once in a while is normal, but experiencing chronic voice problems can indicate vocal cord damage. Know these three signs to seek vocal care.

How cold, flu, and allergy symptoms can hurt your voice

How cold, flu, and allergy symptoms can hurt your voice

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Voice strain from colds, the flu, and allergies means missed work for vocal athletes like teachers and singers. But there are ways to prevent permanent damage.

Hoarse? Lost your voice? Here’s what to do

Hoarse? Lost your voice? Here’s what to do

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If you’re hoarse for more than two weeks, you should see a laryngologist (an ENT surgeon who specializes in the vocal cords).

Giving voice

Giving voice

 

The Clinical Center for Voice Care's laryngologists and speech-language pathologists offer a comprehensive array of treatments.

A paradigm shift in the management of vocal fold paralysis

A paradigm shift in the management of vocal fold paralysis

 

The conventional assumption is that recovery from vocal fold paralysis could take up to 12 months, and patients are often advised to 'wait and see.' That practice is no longer supported by newer data.