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15.04.2013

15th National Voice Campaign begins on Monday in Brazil

Several orientation activities of care and disease prevention will be offered free vocals at various locations

In celebration of World Voice Day on April 16, begins on Monday (15) The 15th National Voice Campaign with the theme in all cycles of life, whether friend's voice. Until Friday (19), various orientation activities of care and disease prevention will be offered free of charge vocals in various parts of Brazil.

According to the coordinator of the voice department of the Brazilian Society of Speech, Maria Lucia Dragone, "Many people have their first contact health voice for the campaign and leave there knowing more about it.

In the Chamber of Deputies, in Brasilia, was mounted a stand against smoking and guidance on key voice care, and the patient can perform examinations. Rosangela Silvestre for the pediatrician, the contact with cigarettes impairs the normal voice. Cigarette smoking influences in tissue oxygenation and cellular degeneration causes cancer by site, ie it harms the voice, for the individual smoker not normal speech, his voice clear and clean.

For the otolaryngologist Mirela Alves Dias, responsible for conducting videolaryngoscopy in place, the aim of the campaign is to inform people that have voice disorder or a complaint, such as hoarseness, voice failures or tired to talk. We want to draw attention to people to make an annual assessment of vocal cord. It is a way to prevent disease before it happens.

Source: Isaude.net