Dec. 7, 2022 – Most of us have two voice changes in our lifetime: first during puberty, as the vocal cords thicken and the voice box migrates down the throat. Then a second time as aging causes structural changes that may weaken the voice.
But for some of us, there’s another voice shift, when a disease begins or when our mental health declines.
This is why more doctors are looking into voice as a biomarker – something that tells you that a disease is present.
Vital signs like blood pressure or heart rate “can give a general idea of how sick we are. But…