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Voice Care Tips

How the Voice problems can be prevented?
Voice hygiene techniques play a greater role. Some simple tips to improve your vocal health

  • Drink plenty of water- take sips of water whole day to keep your throat wet, water acts as a lubricant to your vocal cords
  • Avoid reflux triggers like spicy foods, alcohol
  • Avoid airborne irritants like smoking
  • Avoid abuse or misuse of voice like yelling
  • Avoid throat clearing
  • Avoid drugs which cause throat drying like aspirin or anti allergic drugs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Some tips for Singers
  • Do some easy physical warm-ups before vocalizing
  • Begin with five minutes of humming
  • Begin vocalizing only in the middle voice and gradually and cautiously extend the range up and down
  • Always “warm-down” after singing or performing, particularly after strenuous singing using easy humming exercises, etc
  • Never whisper! Use a quiet, well-supported head voice

WHO guidelines
According to world Health Organization, persistent change of voice for more than 3weeks should be immediately attended to exclude throat (vocal Cord) cancer.

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