Check out this health column on Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion, by JoAnna Sloggy

Feeling like you can’t breathe is frightening and can trigger anxiety and panic in the person experiencing it and those around them.

Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion, or PVFM, often flares up in the late winter/early spring season for young elite athletes.  PVFM has also been called Vocal Cord Dysfunction and is a disorder of the upper airway where the vocal folds (vocal cords) and muscles above the vocal folds tighten during breathing and cause difficulty breathing...

Read the UKNow article here.

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