notes 3107 - Functional voice disorders when everything is...

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Functional voice disorders when everything is physicall fine but your abusing and misuing the voice and you end up making a mess, when you do that you can develop these. Vocal polyps happens one side of the vocal folds and is unilateral o Unilateral one side o Benign noncancerous o Sessile – a texture that’s flat but mushy it happens on side of the vocal fold o Pedunculated – stalk so sometimes it looks like got bubbly o Middle one-third of the vocal fold Vocal nodules o Bilateral on both sides o Bumps that are hard o Middle one-third of the vocal folds o Little boys and women get this. Contact ulcers o Back of the vocal folds o Blisters o Benign o Pain o GERD gastroesophogialreflux disease basically heart burn same as acid reflux o MEN get this o Eliminate spicy foods and dairy products. Hoarse and breathy o Two weeks of hoarseness = doctor o Vocal hygiene program o Reduce vocal use – rest voice during the day o Reduce their vocal intensity speak quietly o Increase their breath support
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course HIST 222 taught by Professor Crowe during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

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