Laryngospasms, this blog, will not be possible without research and significant resources for knowledge and articles. Else, this will just be a blog ranting how scary laryngospasm attacks could be.
The larynx allows humans to talk, breathe and swallow. This tube between the pharynx and the trachea is vital and a little mysterious for me, and maybe to most of us.
Feel free to read the following resources and learn more about the larynx and its conditions. Don’t forget to read my blog for a more conversational discussion on our voice box.
1. Vocal Fold Paralysis
From the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), learn about vocal fold paralysis – its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
The Institute has helped many people with communication disorders through their research and studies since 1988.
The Merck Manual Professional Edition, also available in everyday language through their Consumer Version, has evolved from being a reference guide for physicians and pharmacists to manuals available to everyone.
Merck has 57 manuals regarding laryngitis – its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, not to mention related literature.
3. Vocal Warmup: Put Your Best Voice Forward
American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery publishes patient health information on how to warm your vocal cords up to promote better communication.
AAO-HNS is an organization of medical practitioners and professionals specialized in head and neck surgeries, who also treat ear, nose and throat conditions.
Mayo Clinic talks about laryngospasms and its contributing factors.
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization engaged in clinical practice and research that has helped to heal individuals since 1998.