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Behind the Voice Issues

Do you struggle to strike the proper notes? Is it challenging for you to hear your voice when you are speaking? And despite how well you care for your voice, does it not seem to be getting any better? These voice problems can be the result of a hearing impairment.

Keep in mind that hearing requires active brain-to-ear communication. It would be incredibly challenging to harmonise and sing properly to the musical piece if your ear-brain connections cannot concentrate, perceive, process, and understand significant auditory information, such as the melody or pitch of the song.

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French ENT Dr. Alfred Tomatis claims that the voice can only replicate what the ear can hear. For instance, knowing how to sing a song would be hard if you could not hear the music. Conditions like persistent ear infections, brain disorders like Auditory Processing Disorder (APD), and even emotional trauma can impair our capacity to listen, our voice, and ultimately our desire to speak, sing, or express ourselves.

An existing troublesome symptom is having a voice that is too husky, harsh, or low. However, lacking adequate self-listening abilities may make it more challenging for some people to sing or speak clearly. Self-listening is analysing and managing the accuracy, intensity, and quality of one's voice as the sound source.

Contrarily, this is also the reason why some individuals are oblivious to the fact that they are already off-key (i.e., making sharps and flats), are unable to keep up with the shifting rhythm (i.e., going from slow to upbeat), or are unable to modulate speech segments for emphasis (i.e., stress, intonation, length or duration of words, etc.).

Nevertheless, Dr. Tomatis was playing music for vocalists at the time, which gave rise to the notion that one might alter one's voice and speech by affecting the way one hears. Get Tomatis sound therapy today!

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