Fayette County Clinic:
Washington CH, Ohio

Phone 740-335-6935
Crisis 740-335-7155

Floyd Simantel Clinic:
Chillicothe, Ohio

Phone 740-775-1270
Crisis 740-773-4357

Highland County Clinic:
Hillsboro, Ohio

Phone 937-393-9946
Crisis 937-393-9904

Lynn Goff Clinic:
Greenfield, Ohio

Phone 937-981-7701
Crisis 937-393-9904

Martha Cottrill Clinic:
Chillicothe, Ohio

Phone 740-775-1260
Crisis 740-773-4357

Pickaway County Clinic:
Circleville, Ohio

Phone 740-474-8874
Crisis 740-477-2579

Pike County Clinic:
Waverly, Ohio

Phone 740-947-7783
Crisis 740-947-2147

 

 


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Health Tip: Treat Laryngitis


HealthDay News
Updated: Nov 16th 2018

(HealthDay News) -- When vocal cords become inflamed, it is more difficult to speak and the voice could sound hoarse, the Nemours Foundation says.

The voice is produced by the processes of lengthening, shortening, tensing and relaxing the vocal cords.

Laryngitis may be triggered by speaking or singing loudly, or by excess stomach acid that backs up into the throat and inflames the vocal cords.

In some cases, germs can infect the vocal cords and trigger the condition.

If you or a loved one has laryngitis, Nemours says here's what a doctor is likely to recommend:

  • Avoid straining your voice or yelling.
  • Use a humidifier to keep your throat from drying out.
  • If laryngitis is caused by stomach acid, your doctor may recommend medication and ask you to avoid foods that can make the problem worse.