Health Minute: Shaping up your vocal cords
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:25:32 GMT —
What would a game be like without enthusiastic fans? So it's not surprising that many of these fanatics can lose their voices after a rousing sporting event but now doctors are finding they could be seriously injuring their vocal cords in the process.
How do you know if you've damaged your vocal cords?
ou'll start to hear your voice crack a bit or get a little bit raspy, and that should be your clue that something is wrong here.
hat can you do to save them?
hysicians recommend you keep quiet. Give the cords a rest.
rink water to keep the cords moist
, and i
f you must cheer warm up your cords before the game.
octors recommend once you warm up, yell with one blast, not with a lot of words