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Vocal Cord Paralysis Symptoms and Treatment

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 Jan 2017

The vocal cords are used to breathe, talk, and swallow. They serve as a valve at the top of the windpipe. They open widely to allow air to pass into the lungs and close tightly to protect our airway when we swallow. Pushing air through the vocal...

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Vocal Cord Paralysis and Spasmodic Dysphonia

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 10 Jun 2015

Among the various maladies that can affect the vocal cords, and therefore one's voice, are issues with the nerves that direct the movements of the muscles of the voice box. Issues with the control of the vocal cords can come anywhere in the...

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