Biological Mechanisms Underlying Voice Changes Due to Dehydration
- Phonatory Effects of Airway Dehydration: Preliminary Evidence for Impaired Compensation to Oral Breathing in Individuals With a History of Vocal Fatigue. Sivasankar, Mahalakshmi; Erickson, Elizabeth; Schneider, Sara; Hawes, Ashleigh // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p1494
Purpose: Airway drying is detrimental to phonation and is posited to exacerbate vocal fatigue. However, limited research has demonstrated the adverse phonatory effects of dehydration in speakers reporting vocal fatigue. We compared the negative phonatory consequences of short-term oral breathing...
- Dehydration costs lives, dollars. // Nation's Health;Oct94, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p11
Discusses results of the study `The Burden and Outcomes Associated with Dehydration Among Elderly Persons,' an article which documents dehydration's significant effects on the health status of Medicare beneficiaries. Number of Medicare patients who were hospitalized with dehydration as a...
- Don't let your body run dry. // Body Bulletin;Aug96, p1
Focuses on dehydration. Clinical manifestations; Water content of various beverages; Urine as indicator of water intake; Water needed when exercising.
- dehydration DANGERS. // Better Nutrition;Jun2012, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p10
The article discusses research which was reported in the "British Journal of Nutrition" and found that even mild dehydration can impair memory, concentration and reaction time, and offers information on the role that coconut water and electrolyte mixes or drinks can play in reducing dehydration.
- Disturbed fluid and electrolyte homoeostasis following dehydration in elderly people. Phillips, P.A.; Johnston, C.I. // Age & Ageing;Jan1993, Vol. 22 Issue 1, pS26
Discusses changes in neuroendocrine homoeostatic mechanisms which predispose healthy elderly individuals to fluid and electrolyte disorders when excessive salt and water losses or exogenous intake occur. Arginine vasopressin (AVP) response; Neuroendocrine water homoeostasis mechanisms;...
- STRIKE THE RIGHT CORD. Kelchner, Lisa N.; Brehm, Susan Baker // ASHA Leader;3/1/2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p49
The article focuses on voice problems in children and how they can be overcome. According to the authors, the factors that cause voice difficulties are the usual, vocal use and hydration, and other factors that include general health, diet, and environment. Some helpful suggestions include...
- I usually avoid drinking water on airline flights because it's a hassle to go to the bathroom. My husband says I need to drink water to avoid getting dehydrated. Any advice? // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Feb2014, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p8
The article presents an answer to the question of whether it is advisable to consume water before an airline flight.
- Dehydrating effect of caffeine overstated. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jul98, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p1
Focuses on a press release from the Nutrition Research Unit at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, which stated that caffeinated beverages may have a dehydration affect on the body. Comments from William Evans, PhD., Director of the Nutrition, Metabolism, Exercise Laboratory at the...
- Dehydration Defense. // Body Bulletin;Jul2002, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p3
Lists signs of body dehydration. Thirst; Excess perspiration; Extreme fatigue; Bloating; Yellow urine.