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Anatomy of the Throat
Anatomy of the Throat
The throat is not a specific organ but it is a network of smaller organs that all work together but have their individual functions....
Keeping Your Throat Healthy
Keeping Your Throat Healthy
It may not be possible to protect your throat from all forms or irritants and bacteria but there are measures that can help lessen the chances of long term damage....
Managing a Blockage of the Throat
Managing a Blockage of the Throat
We are all at risk of choking, children especially, and as it is often the nearest person to the person choking who determines how successful the choking is managed,…...
Preventing Throat Problems
Preventing Throat Problems
Sore throats are common and usually heal themselves but there are other risk factors that can put your health at risk so prevention is important in maintaining good…...
The Effects of Coughing on Your Throat
The Effects of Coughing on Your Throat
Although coughing is something most people do without paying much attention to, it can cause problems if it becomes persistent...
The Function of the Throat
The Function of the Throat
The throat is not one singular organ, it is actually made up of several different parts of the anatomy which work together allowing our throat to function....
What Do the Adenoids Do?
What Do the Adenoids Do?
The main function of the adenoids is to trap bacteria and viruses that we breathe in, either through the nose or through the mouth. The adenoids are part of the tissue…...
What is the Adam's Apple?
What is the Adam's Apple?
The medical term for an Adam’s apple is a ‘laryngeal prominence’. The tissue is formed by layers of thyroid cartilage that surround your larynx, or voice box....
Your Voice and How it Works
Your Voice and How it Works
As air is passed through the larynx which lies at the back of the throat, the tissues partially open and vibrate to produce sound....
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