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Hello friends and fellow Voice Professionals. It’s finally here! THE ULTIMATE NATURAL VOICE CARE GUIDEBOOK: COMPREHENSIVE A-Z LIST OF HERBS FOR EVERY VOCAL ISSUE EASY TO MAKE FORMULAS FOR ALL HERBS AND VOCAL SCENARIOS NATURAL SINUS CARE AND HERBS FOR SINUSES LIST OF MEDICATIONS THAT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE VOICE AND THEIR NATURAL ALTERNATIVES FOOD, DIET AND SUPPLEMENT GUIDE FOR BETTER AND STRONGER SINGING “WHAT TO DO WHEN” SECTION FOR EMERGENCY VOCAL PROBLEMS   CLICK BELOW TO ORDER YOURS TODAY: HARD...

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Hello fellow Voice Professionals and Fans of Superior Vocal Health around the world. I wanted to let you know that my new book will be coming out in January of 2013. “SUPERIOR VOCAL HEALTH- HERBS FOR THE VOICE AND THROAT” This book is a complete and concise guide to herbs, diet and supplements for the Voice Professional. I researched high and low to find what I felt were the best herbs for the voice and throat along with tons of...

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In my teaching studio, I can often be heard reminding students that we singers are like elite Olympic athletes. The same driven, focused attention to training and proper technique that is required of the leading jocks is also a must for the modern vocalist. Likewise, attention to how we fuel our bodies is of major importance. Daily maintenance goes hand in hand with technical skill for success in vocal longevity and health. Here is some insight into how I now...

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Hydration Importance of Hydration for Vocal Health When you speak or sing there is a lot of activity inside your larynx and lot’s of contact between your two vocal folds.  It’s crucial that the whole area stay lubricated and elastic to ward off the potential for friction (which is the biggest enemy to the voice).  To handle all this activity, the vocal folds are covered with specialized layers of mucus and membranes that protect against friction just like the oil...

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~Guest post by Randy Buescher~ There is a phenomenon known in laryngologist’s offices known as Vocal Over Doer Syndrome.  What is it and how do we manage or eradicate the symptoms if you fit this profile? To diagnose yourself as someone possibly possessing the vocal over doer personality, honestly ask yourself this question; Where would I rate myself on a seven point scale with one being quiet as a church mouse, and seven being the life of the party (in other...

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There is a phenomenon known is laryngologist’s offices known as Vocal Over Doer Syndrome.  How does it affect overall vocal health, what is it and how do we manage or eradicate the symptoms if you fit this profile? To diagnose yourself as someone possibly possessing the vocal over doer personality, honestly ask yourself this question; Where would I rate myself on a seven point scale with one being quiet as a church mouse, and seven being the life of the...

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To Sing Or Not to Sing (Can singing sick cause Vocal Damage? Sometimes as singers, we have to ask ourselves; ‘Should I be singing right now or not?’. How can you tell if you are in danger of causing vocal damage because of sickness or allergies? My general rule of thumb is don’t perform if the throat feels swollen. If the throat is swollen then there is a good chance that the vocal folds are also swollen. The vocal folds are...

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Spring is upon us once again, and with it comes the potential for all kinds of sinus issues including allergies from pollen, grass and other floral debris. For the voice professional, Spring can be a delight of new gigs, out door concerts and warmer tours. However at the same time, it can mean serious difficulties for the throat, sinuses and vocal cords due to allergic reactions as well as air conditioners in venues, buses and planes spewing out all kinds...

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Lack of a good nights sleep can be one of the most detrimental things for the voice. No matter how well you take care of yourself and your vocal health, if you do not get enough sleep your voice will not respond the way you want it to. So then how do we get a good nights sleep when we are nervous, full of anxious energy, or just full of excitement for the show? Taking prescription sleeping pills can seriously...

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Getting rid of mucus in the throat and chest is one of the most difficult and pressing issues for the voice professional. We need mucus in our throat and a thin lining on our vocal cords to keep the cords hydrated and flexible. This is the bodies way of naturally taking care of our vocal cords. However, as voice professionals, to much mucus can be our worst nightmare. Over the counter and prescription drugs may remove the excess mucus but...

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