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

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How can ice damage my vocal cords?

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Eating too much ice can damage the vocal cords by constricting the voice box, which can cause you to lose your voice. The vocal cords get a little harder, making it difficult for you to hit high notes.

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Anything cold can hurt or damage your vocal chords in large amounts. Cold things cause your vocal chords and throat, in general, to tighten up in reaction to the cold.

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Do dairy products permanently damage vocal cords?

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Milk products have known to cause mucus according to a lot of people but this isn't scientifically proven. Moreover, frozen dairy products have known to cure a sore throat.

No, dairy products will not in fact harm your vocal chords for some dairy products contain Vitamins A, C and E. These vitamins will help in order to kill mucus and other obstructions in the throat. These vitamins will also help you to keep your throat moistened and relaxed when singing.

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How Can I Know that my vocal cords are damaged or fine?

I think I spoiled my vocal cords while trying to train my voice without a trainer. My voice is no longer sounding good. My voice has became very light and husky....

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Its very possible that you have damaged them slightly. You can always try some over the counter medicine for sore throats and give it a few days to see if your voice recovers. If the problem persists after a week of resting your voice you should go see you local doctor and get referred to a throat specialist and have your vocal cords checked out for signs of damage.

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Can your vocal chords stay permanently thickened?

It will stay that way if you do not care for it carefully. If you keep on doing the harsh things on your vocal cords, it will not have much time to actually recover and this will be rather risky for your health. As soon as you realize you are experiencing some problems, make sure that you have it diagnosed and you take the necessary precautions seriously. You have to follow the advice of your doctor in terms of what to avoid.

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Can stomach acid permanently damage my throat and vocal cords?

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Does getting your tonsils out cause damage?

Hi my daughter is 10 going on 11 and loves singing, she is due to get her tonsils removed and is worried that she might not be able to sing again

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What to do to repair my vocal cords ability to re-start singing again?

Coffee, soda, sweet drinks, sweet treats - candy, cookies, ice cream, chocolate has damaged my vocal cords and range.

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I don't know if I'm damaging my vocal cords or not?

Okay, I'm a singing tenor, and at first when I started singing, I couldn't hit c5, but now my limit is around G5. I like signing like Mitch Grassi. One day I was singing, and f5-g5 is a bit of a push, but it doesn't hurt, but in my throat it felt like a tube was opening, and it happened again the next day, but on the other side. Actually I was able to open my throat more, and my singing was easier, but I don't want to hurt my vocal cords. It's only happened twice. Though, I've been getting back into singing after puberty (I'm a boy; but I guess you kind of knew since I said I'm a tenor). My voice was very high when I sang, and it still kind of is, when I get in front of people, especially before puberty. I'm still adjusting. What could be happening? It's been around a good 6 months or so since I first started singing again.

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Can decaf green tea be beneficial for the vocal cords?

Does decaf green tea help the vocal cords and soothe them?

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How can you cure minor vocal nodules?

I overused it and I pushed it too hard with power. I have tried: Sore medicine. I think it was caused by: Singing really high notes that I can't reach

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I have phlegm build up from a strep infection causing my vocals to deteriorate?

I have phlegm build up from a strep infection causing my vocals to deteriorate

I need to make phone calls for my business, what can I gargle or do to help clear it?

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I have mucus stuck in my throat, I gag for hours, can eating a whole lot of ice cause this?

How to get mucus out of my throat. I have tried: Warm water. I think it was caused by: Don't know

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How can I change my voice spectrum during voice spectrography test ? Can you help?

Hello sir, can you tell me any idea by which I can change my voice spectrum in voice spectrography test. I have tried: Nothing, but I heard that ice eating makes your voice spectrum change. I think it was caused by: Don't know

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I blew the right side of my vocal chords, please help?

I use to be an absolute songbird. There wasn't much I couldn't sing. Because of a relationship, I quit going out for karaoke for almost a year. Then, after we split, I sang a song a loved that was difficult vocally, that I never had issues singing before. Next thing I knew my voice went scratch/hoarse, and could barely finish the song. This happened roughly 2 1/2 years ago. I've been re-learning how to sing with this "new" voice and can still sing well...but the song selection is down by about 75% of what it was...if not more. I've always been a coffee drinker, and smoker (though only heavy at times), and mild to moderate with alcohol consumption. NEVER had an issue with my voice before, unless I had a cold/sinus issue. Not sure what to do. Vocal coach or doctor...not sure who to see first. But I miss singing Journey, amongst other artists that I love.....please help! Because caffeine, smoking, and alcohol has never been an issue. I've sung a dozen songs in a night and still had a voice, and several nights in a week. This vocal chord issue happened out of the blue. Do you realize how hard it is to make a song sound heartfelt when you are trying to concentrate on only using the left side of your vocals? My speaking voice hasn't changed, only when pushing more air through with singing. I know how to sing with diaphragm...I used to sing in a band about 5 years ago. I've been to many karaoke finals. I know this is not a normal hoarse voice issue. I have tried: Hot lemon water with honey, hot tea with honey, not singing for months, quit smoking for a time, and didn't drink for a time too...nothing has changed. Throat lozenges, plenty of fluids. I don't deal with heartburn, so acid reflux is not an issue. I think it was caused by: From not using my singing voice for a while and singing a difficult song. I was in the middle of a higher vibrato and my voice literally shut off to a scratch sound.

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