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Diagnosing the Problem Behind Having Trouble Swallowing

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 22 Nov 2017

 A lot of muscles are used to move food from the mouth, to the throat, and then down into the food pipe. In this video, Dr. J.P. Gniady discusses the common causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for patients that are bothered by having...

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Understanding Hoarseness and the Treatments Available [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 15 Nov 2017

Dr. J.P. Gniady, MD, FACS explains the Testing, Diagnosis, and Treatment options of Hoarseness in patients. 

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HPV Virus and Throat/Mouth Cancer Risk

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 27 Oct 2017

October is breast cancer awareness month. It is nearly impossible to go through the month without noting a sea of pink adorning everything from charity walks to NFL football players. It was all the more surprising therefore to see the amount of...

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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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Acid Reflux

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 03 Jun 2015

The acidity of our stomach is one of several factors that contribute to the breakdown and digestion of the foods we eat. Like many other systems in our body, this acid level must be kept in careful balance. Problems occur when too much acid is...

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Voice Loss and Hoarseness

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 Aug 2014

Do you have a raspy voice? Can't hit high notes? Don't risk damaging and losing your voice. Laryngitis, nodules, polyps, papilloma, dysplasia, cancer and reflux can all be causes of changes to your voice. Dr. JP Gniady, a Silverstein Institute...

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Hoarseness and Loss of Voice

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 30 Apr 2014

This is a truly great time in which we live. People are living longer and longer lives, and technological advances have allowed us to do so with an ever increasing quality of life. We have prosthetic joints to keep us mobile, hearing devices to...

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