Monthly Archives: August 2010

Recently I was asked to be a guest on a podcast for singers and voice professionals. My role was to answer any questions about natural voice care from the callers. One of the most asked about issues, oddly enough, was allergies and how to deal with them naturally and safely without affecting the voice. As surprised as I was, the call prompted me to make this weeks post about dealing with allergies and singing. Firstly, we must clarify what we...

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How many of us reach for the medicine cabinet when we are in need of some relief? I know when I first started singing years ago I did not have the gift of knowing what I know today about the effects and dangers of chemicals and prescription medications on the voice. Nor did I know what safe and natural alternatives were available to me. I did not think twice about taking Sudafed or slamming down some Nyquil at the first...

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