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

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My voice isn't clear when singing high notes?

It gets a bit scratchy and I have strain my voice.

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That can be both a good and bad. Some styles of singing require the "scratchy" or "raspy" high notes, and singers spend a lot of time learning to do this.

If you intend to get rid of it, there are a couple of things that you can do:

  • try to lower the larynx as you sing, even though high notes raise it; to drop it, use the articulation of the yawn, but do not put the tongue down inside your mouth. Try to feel it protruding a bit. Also, imaging that you smell something interesting, as it helps to drop the larynx;
  • try to narrow your articulation when prolonging vowels: this is almost like oo instead of ah. The space in the back of the mouth has to be more narrow;
  • do not strain your tongue and swallowing muscles;
  • for some genres of music, it is pertinent not to yell or shout when singing (click the link);
  • this tutorial explains how to not strain your voice: "Prevent Pressing the Voice While Singing.
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How can I clear my throat and lubricate my throat for singing?

Every time I sing I have to clear my throat which I know causes Vocal damage. So I want to be able not to have to clear my throat all the time when I sing. Also I always do vocal warm-up, and I feel like no effect is happening to my voice because of the constant feel to clear my throat like there is mucus or phlegm there.. I have tried: I have tried drinking Green tea with Ginger lemon, apple cider vinegar, and honey. Also I eat cough drops most of the time.. I think it was caused by: I'm not sure.... Maybe allergies but treatment has already started.

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What do voice over actors drink? Tea or coffee?

What is the preferred morning beverage of professional voice over people?. I have tried: I drink coffee but I think that it might be making my voice hoarse.. I think it was caused by: I am curious as to how those who use their voices all day keep their vocal cords working in peak form.

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Coffee dehydrates your organism and vocal cords, thus making itself a very bad choice for a singer as it makes vocal cords less flexible. Herbal or honey tea is the preferred drink. The temperature of the drink matters too, and it is not recommended to have it cold or too hot. Scroll down to "A simple licorice root tea recipe" in the article on how to boost your immune system using echinacea and licorice to see a tea recipe that can help you in singing. You can add one tablespoon of honey in the recipe as well for relieving soreness and coating your throat. Drink it two hours before singing. You can drink warm water during the rest of the day. Here is our article on helping a singer with keeping his or her voice safe: "How to Keep Your Voice Safe".

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How can I sing clear, please tell me some singing tips?

When I start to sing.. what proper things should have to do at that time? How to flow air from my mouth. Please help me for it?

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