Your voice means everything to you if you depend on it for your career. Whether you are a singer, actor, voice artist, teacher, or broadcaster, or you are in another field that requires your voice, you need to take care of your voice however you can. An injury or illness can lead to the need for professional voice care in Georgia.
Self-Care for Professionals
You can take several steps to maintain your beautiful voice in your daily life.
- Stay hydrated with water and other non-alcoholic beverages.
- Avoid smoking and second-hand smoke.
- Fight infections with healthy antioxidants found in vegetables and fruits.
- Exercise regularly to promote better stamina and breathing.
- Avoid foods that cause heartburn, and talk to your doctor if you have persistent reflux.
You can also rest your voice as much as possible by making sure not to try to talk over loud rooms and not talking when you have a sore throat.
Despite your best efforts, though, you can occasionally find yourself needing additional help to maintain or get back your voice.
Help for Professional Voice Care
An injury can lead to interference with your voice quality. It is important to get checked out if you have an injury and you suspect there is damage. Your ear, nose and throat doctor can work with you to minimize any scarring that could interfere with your voice quality now or in the future.
You might also benefit from help with technique. You put less stress on your voicebox when you are not fatigued. Besides being well rested, you can reduce stress becoming a stronger singer. Reducing muscle tension also helps.
Personalized and Compassionate Care
At the Georgia Center for Ear, Nose and Throat, we know that your voice is everything. We take the responsibility of guarding your voice seriously. We will work with you however possible to restore your voice after an injury or illness, or to preserve your voice. Contact us to see how we can help you!