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Prevent vocal cord damage and protect your singing voice by drinking the right liquids

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Does eating of sweets and chocolates affect the vocal cords?

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Yes chocolates and many other sweet foods affect the vocal cords greatly. Chocolates create phlegm that can produce that cracking sound in the throat. Chocolates also contain caffeine, which can dehydrate your throat, making it hard to produce the right sounds, especially when you sing.

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Yes, eating of sweets like chocolates will really affect the vocal cords. One of the food that can cause phlegm is chocolate or sweet foods, it will also make your voice crack when you try to talk or sing. If you really want to eat chocolate or any sweet foods, you can eat it but after you eat it just drink a lot of water (not cold or not cold drinks) or drink tea like lemon tea to soothe your throat.

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Does swimming affect vocal cords?

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No, swimming will not hurt your vocal chords but will help to strengthen your lungs to be able to sing louder and sing longer. The only thing that can damage your voice will be if you were to suck in or swallow too much chlorine which can have a damaging affect on your vocal chords.

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Swimming does not have a direct effect on the vocal cords. The best thing that it does is that helps you control your breathing and increases your stamina to hold your breath. It can also help in regulating breathing in a way that won't be harmful for the vocal cords.

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Does hot green tea affect vocal cords?

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Yes, but they are affected in a positive way by the mucus clearing up in the throat as well as soothing the vocal chords. This will help you in order to be able to sign clearer and also keep your throat healthy.

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How does mint affect a singer's vocal chords?

Mint can have a bad affect on a singers vocal chords by increasing the acid in their body which can lead to trouble with a singers vocals. Once you consume a mint it can cause acid reflux which can form in the stomach and rise up through your esophagus.

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The esophagus is connected to your throat which of course is used when you sing. If this tube is affected then this means that your singing voice will also be affected during this process. The acid will cause a burning sensation in your throat which will cause swelling in your tissues as well. Another result from this is that your vocals will become weak in turn harm your singing. So it is important that you watch what you eat and consume.

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Here is more information about the subject as according to Dr Oz.

http://www.doctoroz.com/blog/jonathan-e-aviv-md-facs/how-food-and-your-diet-can-affect-your-voice

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How does sodas/seltzer affect your vocal chords adversely?

What are the physiological happenings when you do drink soda, others think that is not healthy for one's voice?

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Will my vocal chords return to normal in one day interval after eating sweets?

I just ate sweets and tired my throat(by talking, explaining too much), will I still be able to sing well on Sunday with only one day of resting my throat? Will my vocal chords return to normal in one day rest? Thank you very much. I have tried: Drinking water. I think it was caused by: Eating sweets, eating too much, talking too much a while ago

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