Larry Page had "vocal cord paralysis," main Googler speaks about his health condition

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Google’s chief executive Larry Page took some time off stages a few months ago and it was a known fact that this was because of problems with his voice. But that’s pretty vague. Truns out, Page has suffered from a very rare condition called vocal cord paralysis that affects his vocal cord nerves.

It has all started out of the blue with a simple cold 14 years ago leading to left vocal cord paralysis and last summer another cold affected his right vocal cord. That is a very rare condition, and while the chief executive has been treated and feeling better now he admits that his aerobic capacity is somewhat reduced.

He detailed his health situation on Google Plus and here is a quick summary:


As a true Googler, Page decided to fund a research project about the causes of this rare condition. We can only join with wishing Larry Page a full recovery and congratulating him for funding that research.

source: Larry Page

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4 Comments

1. Smart

Posts: 76; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

Best wishes Larry......Recover soon and recover better......

2. UrbanPhantom

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 30, 2012

One can only wish that their own managers/boss were as smart and insightful as this guy...

3. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

This things happened cause of smoking.

4. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Slow down there Truth commercial not everything bad in this world is associated with smoking "It has all started out of the blue with a simple cold 14 years ago "

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