• breathy
  • A hoarse voice, also known as hoarseness or dysphonia, is when the voice involuntarily sounds breathy, raspy, or strained, or is softer in volume or lower in pitch. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • While the causes of dysphonia can be divided into five basic categories, all of them result in an interruption of the ability of the vocal folds to vibrate normally during exhalation, which affects the voice. (wikipedia.org)
  • voice
  • Muscle tension dysphonia is a change in the sound or the feel of your voice due to excessive muscle tension in and around the voice box. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Treatment of muscle tension dysphonia usually involves voice therapy. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The assessment and diagnosis of dysphonia is done by a multidisciplinary team, and involves the use of a variety of subjective and objective measures, which look at both the quality of the voice as well as the physical state of the larynx. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dysphonia is a broad clinical term which refers to abnormal functioning of the voice. (wikipedia.org)
  • results
  • According to study results, the current literature on dysphonia has a tendency to paint a rather homogenous picture of distress plus repression as the main pathogenic factor in vocal dysfunction. (scienceblog.com)