Category Archives: Throat

Salivery Gland Disease

Where Are Your Salivary Glands? The glands are found in and around your mouth and throat. We call the major salivary glands the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands.


Hoarseness

Insight into voice changes What causes hoarseness? What can you do to treat it? When should you see an ENT? and more…


What is GERD?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus. Normally, food travels from the mouth, down through the esophagus and into the stomach. A ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus, the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), contracts to keep the acidic contents of the stomach from […]


Swallowing Disorders

Insight into complications and treatment What are the symptoms of swallowing disorders? How are swallowing disorders diagnosed? How are swallowing disorders treated? and more…



Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts

The term vocal cord lesion (physicians call them vocal “fold” lesions) refers to a group of noncancerous (benign), abnormal growths (lesions) within or along the covering of the vocal cord. Vocal cord lesions are one of the most common causes of voice problems and are generally seen in three forms; nodules, polyps, and cysts.


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