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The doctors have told me I need to fully rest until my vocal cords have healed, otherwise this could become a huge long-term issue.
Medill acknowledged their conclusions are just educated guesses, explaining, "The vibration of the vocal cords probably makes a contribution to radio broadcasters having a warmth or depth, or an ability to maintain a particular tone whilst they move their pitch around though.
O'Brien had outpatient surgery on his vocal cords in October 2010 to remove a cyst.
The gel, which mimics the vibrations of human vocal cords, has been created by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Reed is a Denver-based neurolaryngologist and medical director of the Center for Voice & Swallowing Services, and he treats anyone with vocal dysfunction including many actors and singers that struggle to keep their vocal cords healthy for the run of their show or concert tour.
color) Katharine McPhee talked to People magazine about the bulimia that threatened to damage her vocal cords.
McLaren said that he was fortunate never to have too many problems with the vocal cords, 'but I used to take it one game at a time as 90-odd minutes of commentary itself is very heavy going'.
Vocal cords are particularly challenging because any implant would need to be especially sturdy.
The shorter you make your vocal cords, the higher the pitch will be.
and others with vocal overuse syndromes, recurrent laryngitis, spasmodic dysphonia, vocal cord paralysis, the aging voice, cancer of the vocal cord, scarred vocal cords, and benign vocal cord growths, such as nodules, polyps, cysts, granulomas, and papillomas.
Hold your breath - in a world first, doctors in Australia injected Botox directly into the vocal cords of intractable asthma patients, who were struggling to breathe.
Icelandic pop singer Bjork announced on her website that she underwent a successful surgery on her vocal cords.