Mar 12, 2018
Laryngitis, known as inflammation of the larynx, is the most common cause of hoarseness and voice loss. It is very common in viral infections, such as a cold, flu, or adenovirus. Acute laryngitis is caused by an illness, while chronic laryngitis may be a secondary symptom of another problem like acid...
Feb 28, 2018
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Feb 12, 2018
The official name of your gag reflex is the pharyngeal reflex or laryngeal spasm. Trigger points for the gag reflex can be found on the roof of the mouth, back of the tongue, in the tonsil area, the uvula, and the back of the throat. The purpose of this reflex is to prevent objects from entering the...
Feb 5, 2018
Halitosis, aka bad breath, can have many causes. Some bad breath you can prevent with the choices you make, but some bad breath can be a sign of a more serious issue or disease.
You should brush your teeth for at least 2 minutes twice a day, including the surface of your tongue, then rinse...
Jan 29, 2018
Having difficulty swallowing or the inability to swallow is known as dysphagia.
Symptoms of dysphagia include: