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2011-06-02 07:35:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Patients with functional dysphonia may be significantly impacted from fatigue and poor health, anxiety and depression. These symptoms can lead to time off work, reduced activity, and social withdrawal, and in turn, could lead to further anxiety, fatigue and reduced voice. Functional dysphonia is a condition that affects the voice, and is caused when the muscles that control the vocal cords tighten up and lock. The disorder creates an abnormal voice with no vocal...

2011-06-01 15:03:32

Fatigue and poor health, anxiety and depression (physiological, affective and cognitive factors) may have a major impact on patients with functional dysphonia (FD), leading to time off work, reduced activity, and social withdrawal, all of which could further perpetuate and/or cause anxiety, low mood, fatigue and reduced voice use, according to new research published in the June 2011 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. Functional dysphonia (FD) is a voice disorder in which...