Smell and taste recovery techniques for laryngectomees

Smell and taste recovery techniques for laryngectomees, Labex Trade

Smell and taste recovery techniques for laryngectomees Patients who undergo treatment for laryngeal cancer (total laryngectomy) are called laryngectomees. You will learn various cares and information that should be remembered, so that your surgical intervention is totally effective and healing is not traumatic. Also you will learn some smell and taste recovery techniques. After surgical … Read more

New Spanish User Manuals are Available for Download

New Spanish User Manuals Labex Trade

New Spanish User Manuals are Available for Download Hello Everyone. We are happy to announce that the Spanish translations of all User Manuals is complete and are available for download on our website here: Hola a todos, Nos complace anunciar que las traducciones al español de todos los manuales de usuario están completas y están disponibles para … Read more

Adjust Your Labex Electrolarynx

Adjust Your Labex Electrolarynx, Labex Trade

Adjust Your Labex Electrolarynx If you don’t know how to adjust your Labex Electrolarynx yet, you are in the right place. Each model allows setting up of the volume and pitch of the sound so that you can express your individuality and emotions. We have updated our knowledge base with adjustment tutorials for each of … Read more

Updated Warranty Policy, Feb 2021

Updated Warranty Policy Feb 2021, Labex Trade

Updated Warranty Policy Every detail is explained in understandable language in our updated warranty policy & user manuals. If you are already our customer and own a Labex branded device, you can get a Promo Code for 20% off when buying a new device from the site. In our warranty policy, you can find details regarding the conditions the warranty … Read more

Self-Assistant Pages Available

Self Assistant Pages Available Labex Trade

Self-Assistant Pages Available We have created a self-assistance page on the site for self-diagnostics that aims to aid the end-users. As well as the distributors how our devices function. The purpose of the page is to show the correct operation of the device and what the indications mean: when it blinks, when it’s turned on, when it … Read more

Career After Full Or Partial Laryngectomy And How To Find A Job

Career After Laryngectomy And How To Find A Job, Labex Trade

Career After Laryngectomy And How To Find A Job Head and neck cancer and its treatment alter some of the most basic and important vital functions such as breathing, feeding, oral communication, and social interaction. The modified appearance, the lack of the generally used voice, the problem in swallowing, and some problems in the oncologic … Read more

How To Handle Neck Burns & Tightness After Laryngectomy Treatment & Radiation

Head and Neck Treatment After Laryngectomy, Labex Trade

Head and Neck Treatment After Laryngectomy. Radiation is an effective tool for controlling cancer; about 2 thirds of patients diagnosed with cancer are treated with radiotherapy. Regardless of new improvements in irradiation techniques, most patients still experience side effects from treatment. Acute dermatitis is a common adverse result of radiation therapy, happening in about 95% … Read more

Rescue Breathing For Laryngectomees And Other Neck Breathers

Rescue Breathing For Laryngectomees And Other Neck Breathers

Guidelines For Rescue Breathing for Laryngectomees   Rescue Breathing for Laryngectomees. When someone stops breathing, the first thing a rescuer thinks about is blowing air into the individual’s mouth. Mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing is a quick and efficient way to offer oxygen to the person. This method will not work if the individual is an overall … Read more

7 of The Best ENT Departments for Laryngectomy Treatments Abroad

7 of The Best ENT Departments for Laryngectomy Treatments Abroad, Labex Trade

Finest Health Centers for Ear, Nose & Throat in the World: 7 of The Best ENT Departments for Laryngectomy Treatments Abroad # 1 Johns Hopkins Health Center   # 1 Johns Hopkins Health Center https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/the_johns_hopkins_hospital/ Johns Hopkins Medical Facility in Baltimore, MD, USA is ranked No. 3 on the very best Health Centers Honor Roll. … Read more

Nutrition Before And After Laryngectomy Operation

Nutrition Before And After Laryngectomy Operation are important for every laryngectomee, Labex Trade

Maintaining adequate eating habits as a laryngectomee Nutrition Before And After Laryngectomy Operation are important for every laryngectomee. Preserving appropriate consuming practices as a laryngectomee Eating may be a lifelong challenge for laryngectomees. This is because of swallowing difficulties, decreased production of saliva (which lubricates food and relieves mastication), and a change in one’s ability … Read more

Daily Routines After Laryngectomy And How To Cope With The Changes

Daily RoutinDaily Routines After Laryngectomy And How To Cope With The Changes, Labex Trade

Daily Routines After Laryngectomy And How To Cope With The Changes This short article describes the troubles laryngectomees face after partial or total laryngectomy. How To Cope With The Changes? Life is not the same after total or partial laryngectomy. This is due to the fact that radiation and surgery create irreversible long-lasting modifications. Radiation therapy … Read more

What to Eat After Laryngectomy Surgery

What to Eat After Laryngectomy Surgery, Labex Trade

Choices of Food after Total Laryngectomy   You are probably asking yourself  What to Eat After Laryngectomy Surgery? Management of laryngeal cancer by total laryngectomy although successful in curing the illness can affect consuming and swallowing of pharyngeal and laryngeal anatomy physiology of the patients. Eating is not just bringing energy sources for lives, but … Read more

How To Clean The Stoma

How To Clean The Stoma, Labex Trade

How To Clean The Stoma Getting a stoma is, in lots of ways, like getting an entirely new body part – it does take a while to get utilized to something “new” existing. The swelling should already be minimized, however it might still be a little larger than typical. After an ostomy treatment and your … Read more

Laryngectomee Breathing During Showers

Laryngectomee Breathing During Showers

Breathing During Showers for Laryngectomee You can wear an unique cover that is developed to keep water far from the stoma and safely breath during showers! What is Laryngectomy. Laryngectomy is the surgical elimination of the throat. The person who has the procedure is called a “laryngectomee”. The larynx is the “voice box” or the … Read more

Being A Laryngectomee And What To Expect

Being A Laryngectomee And What To Expect, Labex Trade

What to expect being a Laryngectomee? A laryngectomee is an individual who has undergone full or partial laryngectomy (surgical elimination of all or part of the larynx).Cancer of the larynx (the voice box including singing chords and epiglottis) is a rare disease and the incidence varies between countries. More than one hundred thousand brand-new cases … Read more

Oropharyngeal Cancer – Stages, symptoms, prognosis and treatment options

Oropharyngeal Cancer – Stages, symptoms, prognosis and treatment options, Labex Trade

Oropharyngeal Cancer Oropharyngeal cancer is cancer in the oropharynx, which is the middle part of your throat (pharynx). Signs consist of an aching throat that doesn’t go away; swelling in the throat, mouth or neck; coughing up blood; white patch in the mouth and other signs. Treatments might consist of surgical treatment, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, … Read more

Hypopharyngeal Cancer – Stages, symptoms and prognosis. Treatment options

Hypopharyngeal Cancer - Stages, symptoms and prognosis. Treatment options, Labex Trade

What is the hypopharynx? The hypopharynx is the bottom part of the pharynx (throat), which is a hollow tube that is 5 inches long. The pharynx begins behind the nose, decreases the neck (behind the voice box), and ends at the esophagus (the tube that goes from the throat to the stomach). The pharynx functions … Read more

Laryngeal Cancer – Stages, symptoms, prognosis and treatment options

Laryngeal Cancer - Stages, symptoms, prognosis and treatment options, Labex Trade

Laryngeal cancer is one of the most common cancers impacting the head and neck, representing about 25% of malignant tumors that affect this location and 2% of all deadly diseases. Around 2/3 of these tumors appear in the true vocal cords and 1/3 affects the supraglottic larynx (that is, they are located above the vocal … Read more

Types of throat cancer, symptoms. Risk factors and preventive measures

Types of throat cancer, symptoms. Risk factors and preventive measures, Labex Trade

Throat cancers and their symptoms. There are different types of throat cancer. The throat is a hollow tube about 5 inches long that begins behind the nose and roof of the mouth then combines into the windpipe and ends up being the esophagus even more down the neck. Most throat cancers belong to tobacco and/or … Read more

Best Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas for Throat Cancer Patients

Best Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas for Throat Cancer Patients, Labex Trade

Best Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas for Throat Cancer Patients Searching for a present for somebody undergoing cancer treatment? Start here! If you wish to get something for a good friend or member of the family with cancer, but do not know where to begin, here are a few favorite presents. Hopefully, they provide motivation for … Read more

Learn More About The Different Throat Cancer Operations

Learn More About The Different Throat Cancer Operations, Labex Trade

Learn More About The Different Throat Cancer Operations Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that most often start in the squamous cells that line the inside of the mouth, nose, and throat. Symptoms consist of a constantly aching throat, trouble swallowing, sores on the mouth that will not recover, a hoarse voice, … Read more

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Speaking on the Phone

Speaking on the phone guide for Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx - Labex Trade

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Speaking on the Phone One of the problems that patients with laryngectomies usually experience appears while speaking on the phone. This is because their voice is sometimes hard to understand due to the vocal cords manipulation that happens during surgery. After that procedure, these can be affected, altering in many … Read more

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Choosing The Right Electrolarynx

Choosing the right electrolarynx - Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide, Labex Trade

Choosing The Right Electrolarynx – Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide Choosing the right electrolarynx could be a hard task. There are different brands and models with different looks and feels to them. Your speech therapist will most likely give you several to try and choose from, however, in order to make this critical choice, you need … Read more

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Humidity And You

Moisturized Breathing Air - Humidity And You, Labex Trade

Moisturized Breathing Air – Humidity And You Usually, the air that enters into the airways passes through the nose and mouth before arriving at the lungs. This process allows the inspired air to become filtered and humidified, providing the lungs a worm and moisturized breathing air. Inspired air is taken from the relative humidity of … Read more

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Overcoming Depression

Overcoming Depression - Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide, Labex Trade

Overcoming Depression – Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide Growing scientific evidence shows that coping with and overcoming depression is very important, not only for the mental health and for the general well-being of the patient, but also due to its capacities to increase recovery and survival. Patients with head and neck cancer, which then may lead … Read more

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Speaking and Communicating after recovery

Speaking and Communicating after and during laryngectomy, Labex Trade

Speaking and Communicating after and during laryngectomy Introduction: Total laryngectomy is a surgical procedure consisting of removing the entire larynx and performing a reconstruction of the neck. The larynx is the physiological aero-digestive junction; its removal is a heavy intervention that causes the separation of the respiratory and the digestive tracts. It is, therefore, necessary … Read more

Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide – Recovery After Surgery

Recovery After Surgery - Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide, Labex Trade

Recovery After Surgery – Laryngectomy and Electrolarynx guide The larynx is an essential part of the human body located in the neck. This is known as the voice box because it contains the vocal cords, which allow sounds production. Besides, occupying a determined location in the neck, it helps human beings swallow and breathe normally. … Read more

Tips For Using Electrolarynx

Tips For Using Electrolarynx, Labex Trade

Tips For Using Electrolarynx Speech and electrolarynx The ability to speak and communicate is one of the unique human characteristics. This is fundamental to many activities of daily living and directly affects the social status of a person. Loss of voice can result in a devastating decrease in one’s quality of life. The precipitate significant frustration … Read more