The Singer s Guide to Complete Health

Author: MD Anthony F. Jahn
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199354405
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Anthony F. Jahn, MD, internationally acclaimed otolaryngologist and Director of Medical Services at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, offers a comprehensive guidebook on a wide range of health and disorders that affect the voice. A vital tool for singers, voice teachers, and choral directors, The Singer's Guide to Complete Health empowers vocal performers to take charge of their own minds and bodies, providing advice about a variety of health issues that affect professional well-being as well as remedies to the most important and common health problems that singers face in their careers. Dr. Jahn has invited a diverse group of health care specialists and music professionals to share their expertise and tips with singers and their teachers. The chapters cover a broad spectrum of topics, including not only vocal issues, but also general physical and psychological well-being, diet, and exercise, accompanied by easy-to-follow illustrations, diagrams and charts. Each chapter provides a clear explanation of an aspect of health of practical relevance to vocalists. The book enables singers to make informed decisions about their own health, and gives guidance on seeking appropriate professional help and self-remedies. It includes numerous suggestions on ways to prevent illness and maintain a healthy vocal lifestyle, not only with traditional methods such as diet, exercise, and Alexander technique, but also holistic approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, acupuncture, and Chinese herbs. A comprehensive blend of professional voice expertise and medical science, The Singer's Guide to Complete Health is an essential addition to bookshelves and medicine cabinets of both singers and those who care for them.

Healing Fatty Liver Disease

Author: Maitreyi Raman (Gastroenterologist)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781459675346
Format: PDF
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Fatty liver disease is the most common type of liver disease seen in the world today. Some people with fatty liver disease simply have excess fat in the liver. Although not normal, it's not serious if it doesn't lead to inflammation or damage. However, once there's a build - up of fat, the liver becomes vulnerable to injury. Others have what's called non - alcoholic steatohepatisis (NASH). NASH can lead to permanent liver damage and cirrhosis. Both types of non - alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are becoming more common. Up to 20% of adults have either fatty liver or NASH. The most common causes of fatty liver disease are obesity and diabetes mellitus. Written by experts and based on the most current information available, this indispensable guide is for anyone living with fatty liver disease. And diet plays a major role in managing the condition, so 100 specially selected recipes are also included.

Superior Vocal Health

Author: David Aaron Katz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781936307272
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whether you are a professional singer, speaker, teacher, lawyer, DJ, clergy, auctioneer, tour guide, or sales person. caring for your voice is THE MOST IMPORTANT thing you can do in your life.This book is your complete and one stop guide to take care of your voice naturally without chemicals or drugs. What you can expect from this book: *Comprehensive A-Z list of healing herbs for the Voice Professional *What herbs to use when and how to prepare each herb for use *Specific Formulas for specific vocal issues such as tired and over used voice, mucus, sinus congestion, sore throat and more... *What drugs negatively affect the voice and natural alternatives to those drugs. *Foods to eat that affect the voice and vocal mechanism. *Sinus Care with cleansing guide and herbs. *Food lists that help create and maintain Superior Vocal health. *"What to do When" natural solutions for the most pressing Performance and Presentation issues such as performance anxiety, clogged sinuses, chest congestion, mental clarity and more. David Aaron Katz is a professional Opera singer, Cantor, Nutritional Consultant, Herbalist and CEO of Superior Vocal Health.com. His life mission is to help Voice Professionals from around the world to learn how to heal, maintain and strengthen their voices naturally without chemical or drugs.

Vocal Health for Singers

Author: Anthony F Jahn MD
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780992034443
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book gives answers to vocal health questions singers are really asking. There are 12 chapters covering colds & flus, medications, reflux, surgery -everything you need to take care of your voice. Answers to Over 100 Questions from Singers Including: Does Coffee Really Dry Out the Voice? I have to Sing with an Infection - What Can I do? Saline Nasal Flushing Feels like Drowning! Is Brandy OK as Part of my Pre-Gig Warm Up? Am I Losing My Upper Range? My Voice is Getting Old - Can I Wind Back the Clock? Hemorrhoid Cream for the Voice - Cure or Quackery? What are the Side Effects to Reflux Medication? Does Menstruation Make Me Sing Badly? Will a Nose Job Change my Voice? Can Asthma Treatment Ruin my Singing? Will my Worrying Jinx my Vocal Health? This book debunks the myths and misconceptions regarding proper care of the voice - and sets the record straight. A must-have for singers and actors at any level, beginner or professional. -Ron Browning, International Voice Coach to the Stars Few doctors know the needs of a singers as well as Tony Jahn. He has helped and rescued known and unknown singers in times of medical trouble. -Marco Franken MD, laryngologist, Consultant Royal Conservatory, The Hague Netherlands You'll learn a ton about proper water intake, mucus control and how to protect yourself against common ailments - and some of Dr. Jahn's answers may surprise you! - Lisa Popeil, Top LA Vocal Coach, creator of Voiceworks(r) Rich with advice, facts and knowledge - important material for a long and healthy vocal career. -Moshe Harell, MD, Otolaryngologist and Professional Voice specialist, Israel Great advice with simple solutions that will not sacrifice the voice in the long run. Keep this book in your gigbag!" -Jaime Vendera, vocal coach renowned for his wineglass-shattering voice Anthony F. Jahn MD, FACS, FRCS(C) is an internationally renowned otolaryngologist based in Manhattan with a sub-specialty interest in the professional voice. His practice includes classical and popular singers. He is Senior Attending Otolaryngologist at Mount Sinai/Roosevelt Hospital in New York, adjunct professor of voice pedagogy at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, and Medical Director at the Metropolitan Opera and Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Living with Chronic Pain

Author: Jennifer P. Schneider
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 1578262852
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Brer Rabbit will never learn! He loves to play jokes, tricks and set traps for his friends - but once in a while, they beat him at his own game! These timeless stories of the briar patch trickster are re-told in Blyton's hugely popular and successful style. This collection contains many Brer Rabbit stories from the books Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Book, Brer Rabbit Again and Brer Rabbit's a Rascal.

The Ear Book

Author: Thomas J. Balkany
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421422867
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Intricately shaped and amazingly sensitive, ears are the organs of hearing and balance. When something goes wrong with the ears—whether infection or cancer, eardrum perforation or hearing loss—our overall well-being is generally disturbed. In The Ear Book, Drs. Thomas J. Balkany and Kevin D. Brown, recognized experts on ears and hearing, explain how the anatomy of the ear facilitates hearing and balance and then examine the causes, symptoms, and treatment of common problems of the outer, middle, and inner ear. Their explanations take the mystery out of hearing aids, the proper care of ears, and how the pressurized conditions of scuba diving and air travel affect the ears. And they debunk ear-related myths—from the notion that exposure to loud noise strengthens the ear to the idea that tinnitus can be cured with nutrients—and urge readers to stop using ear candling or Q-tips to get rid of wax. Drs. Balkany and Brown address such common questions as: Can dizziness be cured? How loud is too loud? Why do my ears ring? Do cochlear implants work for nerve deafness? What promise do innovations in gene therapy and stem cell therapy hold for the future? Fully illustrated and including helpful tables, hearing preservation tips, a glossary of terms, lists of ear medications and resources, and suggestions for further reading, The Ear Book is sure to be a welcome family guide.

Care of the Professional Voice

Author: D Garfield Davies
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136799338
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Singer and actors are a unique group of performers, relying almost entirely on their voice for the professional livelihood. Jet lag, amplification, allergens, stress, pollution, and vocal strain all affect vocal performance. Written for the performer, the teacher, and the vocal coach, Care of the Professional Voice offers clear explanations and medical advice on vocal problems and vocal health. Care of the Professional Voice is written by experts in laryngology in the United States and Great Britain. This second edition includes a singer's guide to self-diagnosis.

The Owner s Manual to the Voice

Author: Rachael Gates
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199964688
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Owner's Manual to the Voice demystifies the voice, enabling singers and all voice professionals - whether actors, broadcasters, teachers, preachers, lawyers, public speakers- to communicate intelligently with physicians and understand dangers, treatments, vocal hygiene and medical procedures.

Complete Vocal Fitness

Author: Claudia Friedlander
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538105454
Format: PDF, ePub
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Complete Vocal Fitness is a primer on sport-specific training for vocalists and a guide to how the vocal instrument functions. Elite athletes apply cutting-edge research in movement and physiology to customize fitness regimens that ensure peak performance for singers.