Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

McGovern Medical School

Voice (OPAL)

  1. Office visit

    What should I expect at my office visit? When you arrive for your consultation with Dr. Alexander, you will be greeted… Read the full article…

  2. Seeking help about my voice

    Should I see a doctor about my voice? While we all can experience voice changes when we have a cold… Read the full article…

  3. Professional Voice User

    What is a Professional Voice User? When most people think of Professional Voice Users, one thing comes to mind —… Read the full article…

  4. Texas Voice Performance Institute at Sienna Village

    No matter who you are, it’s likely that you’ve experienced a voice problem at some point in your life. Rowdy… Read the full article…

  5. Your Voice 2011

    Dr. Alexander presents practical information for keeping your voice and throat healthy.  A few simple measure can make a dramatic… Read the full article…

  6. Healthy Voice & Throat

    Dr. Alexander presents practical information for keeping your voice and throat healthy.  A few simple measure can make a dramatic… Read the full article…

  7. What is GERD?

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus. Normally, food travels from… Read the full article…

  8. Voice Disorders

    Most changes in the voice result from a medical disorder. Failure to seek a physician’s care can lead to hoarseness… Read the full article…

  9. Tips for Healthy Voices

    Voice problems usually are associated with hoarseness (also known as roughness), instability, or problems with voice endurance. If you are… Read the full article…

  10. The Voice and Aging

    Voice changes that occur with aging are common. About 1 in 5 adults over age 65 report problems with their… Read the full article…

  11. Special Care for Occupational and Professional Voice Users

    Who is an Occupational or Professional Voice User? An occupational or professional voice user is anyone whose voice is essential… Read the full article…

  12. Pediatric GERD (Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease) and Your Otolaryngologist

    Everyone has gastroesophageal reflux (GER), the backward movement (reflux) of gastric contents into the esophagus. Extraesophageal Reflux (EER) is the… Read the full article…

  13. Nodules, Polyps, and Cysts

    The term vocal cord lesion (physicians call them vocal “fold” lesions) refers to a group of noncancerous (benign), abnormal growths… Read the full article…

  14. Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Children

    What is laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)? Food or liquids that are swallowed travel through the esophagus and into the stomach where… Read the full article…

  15. Keeping Your Voice Healthy

    There are many different reasons why your voice may sound hoarse or abnormal from time to time, and some of… Read the full article…

  16. Invest in Your Voice!

    The 2009 theme for World Voice Day activities in the U.S., “Invest in Your Voice,” is very timely. We aren’t… Read the full article…

  17. How the Voice Works

    How the Voice Works We rely on our voices every day to interact with others, and a healthy voice is… Read the full article…

  18. Effects of Medications on Voice

    Could Your Medication Be Affecting Your Voice? Some medications including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal supplements can affect the function of… Read the full article…

  19. Common Problems That Can Affect Your Voice

    It may come as a surprise to you the variety of medical conditions that can lead to voice problems. The… Read the full article…

  20. Can the Medications I Take Harm My Voice?

    A variety of medications can have a negative effect on the voice. These include prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, and herbal… Read the full article…

  21. About Your Voice

    What Is Voice? “Voice” is the sound made by vibration of the vocal cords caused by air passing out through… Read the full article…

  22. Voice & Aging

    Voice changes that occur with aging are common. About 1 in 5 adults over age 65 report problems with their… Read the full article…

  23. 2009 World Voice Day

    Invest in Your Voice! The 2009 theme for World Voice Day activities in the U.S., “Invest in Your Voice,” is… Read the full article…

  24. Hoarseness

    Insight into voice changes What causes hoarseness? What can you do to treat it? When should you see an ENT?… Read the full article…

  25. GERD and LPR

    Insight into the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment What are the symptoms of GERD and LPR? Who gets GERD or LPR?… Read the full article…