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By: John Rowlinson - Updated: 29 Nov 2010 | comments*Discuss
 
About Our Site

ThroatProblems was formed to offer a unique reference point on comprehensive information about the throat and throat problems.

The throat is a part of the body that we tend to take for granted but it plays a crucial role in several important functions - such as breathing, eating and speaking. ThroatProblems explains all about the throat, what is in there and how it works and some common problems, such as sore throats, bad breath and losing your voice.

The lifestyle we choose can impact on the throat in many different ways smoking, drinking alcohol, shouting and having oral sex all have health implications. Articles on the site explain how, and offer advice on keeping your throat health and in good condition at all stages of life.

Infections are a common problem and these can be viral or bacterial in origin. Most throat infections are mild and need no treatment but some can become serious quite quickly. Recognising serious throat infections such as quinsy and diphtheria is important as prompt treatment can be necessary. The tonsils are helpful in preventing throat infections as are the adenoid glands but both of these can cause problems and need to be removed. These common throat operations are described in detail.

Throat cancer is relatively rare but does affect thousands of people each year in the UK. The diagnosis and treatment of throat cancer depends on the site of the cancer and the stage that it has reached. ThroatProblems reviews the major sites of throat cancer and the treatments and therapy available to fight it.

Our concern was that there was no single UK resource for interesting features and practical advice on this subject.

Our features and articles are written by experts - who have experience, or a particular interest in this area.

Our Background

ThroatProblems was founded by John Rowlinson, the founder of PtS.

John, through PtS, is involved in a number of ventures including software and property companies. A percentage of revenue from these activities goes towards funding ThroatProblems and a number of similar sites.

Our focus is simply on having experts create the highest quality information possible that is widely read.

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  • Hel89
    Re: Stress and Losing Your Voice
    @Tiffers - I get that too. My OH always says 'why are you going high-pitched?' You just have to control it - in a way it's good…
    18 June 2018
  • Tiffers
    Re: Stress and Losing Your Voice
    I am a pretty stressed out person and I worry over everything. When I am expressing my feelings whether I be angry or sad or just…
    16 June 2018
  • Hope
    Re: Stress and Losing Your Voice
    I lost my voice after I was arrested by police. I think it was from severe shock, and trauma. I was able to speak again once I…
    16 June 2018
  • Sonu
    Re: What is the Adam's Apple?
    I have voice related problem while excessive speaking.While speaking saliva comes and voice hoarse.Then I swallow it.I have problem in…
    14 June 2018
  • KateN
    Re: Losing Your Voice
    @Bryan - it sounds like functional dysphonia where a man completely lost his voice for a while. I read an article about it in the Guardian, a…
    1 June 2018
  • ThroatProblems
    Re: The Role of an ENT Specialist
    JoJo - Your Question:Hi approx 3.5 years ago just started very randomly started accumulating blood blood in my throat making me…
    31 May 2018
  • Bryan
    Re: Losing Your Voice
    I have had problems with my voice for several month now, somedays it works but very hoarse and other days specially in the mornings it doesnt…
    31 May 2018
  • JoJo
    Re: The Role of an ENT Specialist
    Hi approx 3.5 years ago just started very randomly started accumulating blood blood in my throat making me spit out and freak…
    30 May 2018
  • shabu
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    I'm having throat ulcer again and again I went to ent but they said it's normal I'm having problem with swalloing and pain in my left ear.…
    28 May 2018
  • Shiny
    Re: Ulcers In The Throat
    I have throat ulcer doctor said it is because of viral infection i have sore throat too but no difficulty in swallowing but still i afraid of…
    22 May 2018
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