Prevent vocal cord damage and protect your singing voice by drinking the right liquids
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Must singers avoid dairy products completely whether its prior to singing or other times?
As I find that I can't seem to be controlling my breath. Does drinking / eating dairy products such as chocolate etc stop us from mastering our breath and vocal range, if it is so, how do I reach my full vocal range and master my breath for a good quality voice?
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Singers cold treatments before a gig?
If you are referring to the treatments of the common cold in the upper respiratory tract infection to singers before a gig, the singers can actually use any cold remedies or medications to effectively help them sing. Common cold causes the vocal cords to inflame or to swell making the voice hoarse. Common cold also produces excessive mucus secretions that blocks the passageways of air in the nose and in the mouth disrupting the quality of the voice. Cold treatments helps to decongestant blocked nose, relieves pain, decrease mucus secretions and decrease the swelling of the vocal cords which greatly soothes the throat and helps maintain the patency of the air passages improving the quality of voice of the singers. To sum it up, cold treatments before a gig can effectively helps singers to improve their voice.
Did smoking and a cold stop my falsetto?
Yes it could and it will surely damage your falsettos, Smoking is not a good idea for singers since it can affect your lungs and even damage your voice. There are some people get their voice a mild cracking while doing their falsetto notes. So best is to avoid smoking.
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