Vocal Health Tips


Vocal Health Tips


  • Stay hydrated! Reduce caffeine and alcohol intake. Check if your medicine dehydrates.

  • Be mindful of how much speaking or singing you do, and stop when you feel fatigued.

  • Avoid competing with a noisy environment, e.g. restaurants, noisy machinery. Never yell!

  • Smoking, including vaping, is particularly irritating to the vocal folds.

  • Avoid excessive throat clearing or coughing.

  • Avoid excessively acidic foods.

  • Pain, hoarseness, loss of control or range, and rapid vocal fatigue are all warning signs. Seek a competent voice health professional.



Vocal Health Tips and Benefits Handout

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