Losing your voice can be very uncomfortable and downright frustrating sometimes. But the good news is that this condition is neither permanent nor dangerous.
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Laryngitis usually occurs when a person has inflamed vocal cords. It can be caused by upper respiratory viral infections, bacterial infections, irritants and strained vocal cords (due to yelling, singing, etc, for too long),
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The symptoms of laryngitis are usually easy to spot. You may experience hoarse voice or complete loss of voice.
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You may also notice some pain or a sensation of rawness in your throat. Dry throat and a constant need to clear your throat are also some other symptoms.
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In most cases, laryngitis clears on its own after a couple of days. But these home remedies can help with your discomfort and may even speed up the healing process.
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This recipe is made with apple cider vinegar (2 tbs) and cayenne pepper (1 teaspoon). In addition to these ingredients, you'll need honey (1tbs) and water (half cup). Then follow these steps:
- Pour the vinegar into the water;
- Add cayenne pepper and honey;
- Mix well;
- Drink this solution twice a day to help reduce itching and irritation in the throat.
Important! For colds only. If you have allergic laryngitis, or post-traumatic laryngitis, or you have a honey allergy, don't use this method.
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For this, you'll need a half teaspoon of table salt and a cup of water.
- Add the salt to the water
- Stir until the salt is completely dissolved.
- Gargle the solution then spit it out. Do this about 3-4 times a day.
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This remedy requires some fresh lemon juice (1 tablespoon), honey (1 tablespoon) and warm water (1 cup).
- Pour the lemon juice into the water
- Add the honey
- Stir well
- You can drink this 3 times a day and you may notice changes in about 1 week.
Important! For colds only - it's not suitable for allergies and after injuries.
As you can see, these recipes require natural ingredients that you may already have at home. They are easy to prepare and really effective.
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