Make your own version of Ariana Grande’s voice care lunchbox from The Voice. Lesley Childs, M.D., discusses which items to include and what she would add to help her patients keep their voices in great shape.
Vocal cord dysfunction causes symptoms that are often mistaken for exercised-induced asthma. Lesley Childs, M.D., discusses how speech therapy can help control this overwhelming – but not life-threatening – condition.
Most of us don’t really think about our voice as a tangible thing that requires care – until we can’t use it because of illness. When you get sick and lose your voice, you may think it’s just a normal part of being sick.
Everyone loses their voice or experiences hoarseness temporarily, but if vocal problems persist you need to take action to avoid long-term or permanent damage. Here are 3 signs you should seek voice care.
Vocal cord scarring, another COVID-19 risk, can affect speech and breathing after being on a ventilator for an extended period of time. Preventing the coronavirus is the key to avoiding voice and breathing complications.
Dr. Lesley Childs of UT Southwestern is a former Disney singer and a nationally recognized voice care expert who has treated some of the biggest stars in the musical world. She also works with lawyers, preachers, teachers, and other professionals who use their voice as an important tool in their job. Learn some tips for voice care and how to preserve your instrument.