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- Mayo Clinic: Sore Throat: Lifestyle and Home Remedies
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How to Lubricate the Throat
Professional singers know how important to keep the throat lubricated; dry vocal cords will not vibrate well, which leads to a poor quality of tone. Many snorers complain of a dry, sore throat 2. This is because when a person snores, the soft palate vibrates against the back of the throat or at the base of the tongue so frequently in a short time. Even if you are not a professional singer or habitual snorer, make sure you keep your throat well lubricated to keep it moist and comfortable.
If you are experiencing serious medical symptoms, seek emergency treatment immediately.
Drink plenty of water 1. Mayo Clinic recommends 8-9 cups of water per day 1. Drinking water has many health benefits, including keeping the throat lubricated. Add a teaspoonful of honey to boiled water and leave it to cool until you are able to drink it. The honey will soothe a dry throat. Drink herbal tea -- such as peppermint tea, which has soothing properties -- to add flavor to your fluids. Avoid caffeine and alcohol, which dry the throat.
How to Get Rid of a Raspy Voice
Mix 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon clear corn syrup and 6 ounces warmed, distilled water. Gargle with the mixture as quietly as possible for at least two minutes. Do not rinse. Repeat regularly to soothe and lubricate a dry throat.
Spray a throat spray in the back of your throat. Follow the manufacturer's directions for use. The natural oils in the spray lubricate the throat tissues.
Professional singers know how important to keep the throat lubricated; dry vocal cords will not vibrate well, which leads to a poor quality of tone. Mix 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon clear corn syrup and 6 ounces warmed, distilled water. Repeat regularly to soothe and lubricate a dry throat.
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- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon clear corn syrup
- Throat spray
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