Avoid smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke: Smoking irritates and damages the vocal cords, leading to a hoarse voice and potential long-term problems. Secondhand smoke can also have a negative impact on your vocal health.
“Clear the Air: Smoking and Secondhand Smoke’s Threat to Your Vocal Health,” emphasizes the detrimental impact of smoking and secondhand smoke on vocal health. Smoking damages the vocal cords, leading to a hoarse voice, decreased vocal range, and an increased risk of vocal cord disorders. Exposure to secondhand smoke can also cause similar effects. To protect your voice, it is crucial to avoid smoking and minimize exposure to smoke-filled environments. By keeping the air clean and free from smoke, you preserve the health and integrity of your vocal cords, ensuring optimal vocal performance.