BREATHING

Please discuss any of the following symptoms you may have with your medical provider.

  1. Asthma symptoms that do not respond to inhalers or follow a usual pattern
  2. Shortness of breath with throat tightness or choking sensation
  3. Shortness of breath during or following physical activity or eating
  4. Voice changes during activity
  5. Chest pain or tightness with activity or at rest
  6. Intermittent wheezing or stridor
  7. Fullness in throat, lump in throat
  8. Easily breathless out of proportion to fitness
  9. Frequent yawning, sighing, or sniffing
  10. Sensitivity to odors - perfumes, cleaning products, etc.

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VOICE & UPPER AIRWAY

Please discuss any of the following symptoms you may have with your medical provider.

  1. Airy or breathy vocal quality
  2. Decreased voice loudness / difficulty projecting the voice
  3. Decreased vocal pitch range
  4. Hoarse or strained voice
  5. Throat pain, irritation, or fatigue with speaking or singing
  6. Difficulty coordinating breathing and talking
  7. Lump in the throat sensation
  8. Chronic cough and/or chronic throat clear

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FACIAL MUSCLE FUNCTION

Please discuss any of the following symptoms you may have with your medical provider.

  1. History of facial weakness or paralysis related to Bell's Palsy, Ramsay Hunt syndrome, skull base tumor or other condition
  2. Problems with eye closure and protection; vision - dryness, excessive tearing
  3. Difficulty speaking, articulating, or pronouncing
  4. Dry mouth, difficulty eating, chewing, drinking, or containing saliva - drooling
  5. Difficulty with oral care - brushing, rinsing, spitting
  6. Facial muscle tightness, pain, discomfort, or sensitivity
  7. Jaw pain, limited jaw opening
  8. Difficulty with nonverbal expression
  9. Synkinesis, e.g., eye closes when yawning
  10. Social isolation, withdrawal

*this content is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional advice.