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

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Mucous is affecting my low notes?

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Yes, mucus can in fact affect a persons singing for the worst causing their voice to not be as strong as it could be while they are singing. There are a number of things that you can do in order to improve your singing from eliminating the mucus in your throat.

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1. Lemon juice will help in order to break down the phlegm or mucus in your throat.

2. Drinking honey tea will help you so that you will be able to break down the mucus as well as coating your throat

3. Orange juice contain acids that will break down the mucus in your throat

I have a husky voice and it really hurts whenever I speak. What I should do to come over it?

My voice always choke whenever I speak. It really sounds thick and disgusting even though I won't drink cold drinks,ice creams, tea,coffee etc..What I should do?

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Hoarseness of the voice could be the culprit for that abnormal deviation in the volume and pitch of your voice. You could sound raspy or somewhat deep and strained which is different from your normal speaking or singing voice. There are different factors that contribute to having this medical condition. The most common cause is acute laryngitis which refers to the swelling of the vocal cords. Other trigger factors would include vocal abuse or misuse, vocal cord polyps, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), smoking, and allergies; to name some. People who are experiencing hoarseness would usually feel like they have a lump in the throat or have the urge to always clear their throat.

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The treatment for hoarseness would depend on the underlying causes that precipitated this condition. It is best to seek the expert advice of an otolaryngologist as well as a speech and language pathologist. The most common treatment would be to rest your voice, quit smoking, drinking lots of water, avoiding caffeine or alcoholic beverages, room humidifiers, and proper vocal hygiene.

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Can lymph nodes swell from too much talking?

I am a coach and a teacher and my throat is always a bit swollen. I have never lost by voice and my swelling seems to be higher up on the throat than where my vocal chords would be, not positive though

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