Simple Treatments To Cure Laryngitis: What Can I Do For Re-Occurring Problems With Laryngitis?

When you have laryngitis you will notice that your voice changes. However, you should not make the mistake of assuming that laryngitis is the same as a sore throat. When you suffer from laryngitis your voice box, also known as the voice box, is infected. This can cause a swelling of the larynx and affects your voice by making it either hoarser or even causing you to lose it. Laryngitis can commonly be traced to an infection of the upper respiratory system. Other reasons that for you losing your voice are overusing it by shouting out loudly.

If your have been suffering from laryngitis and then a respiratory infection, there is nothing surprising about it since these two aspects of your voice and throat are indeed connected.

You can try some remedies to cure your laryngitis to help cure the hoarseness. For one thing you should completely stop drinking any cold water or cold drinks. Instead you should sip warm water. Frequent gargling can also give relief to your throat. You can add some salt to the warm water and gargle twice a day - once in the morning and once at bedtime. Ensure that you eat plenty of garlic.. You can crush five cloves of garlic roughly and then boil them in a cup of milk. Boil till the milk is reduced to half its quantity. This can be cooled and then drunk every single day.

You should avoid talking continuously for long periods of time. Take breaks to rest your throat. You should also learn to speak at a comfortable pitch since talking loudly can only cause you harm.

You can also drink ginger tea to soothe your throat. You can make ginger tea by boiling a cup of water and adding grated ginger to it. Allow this to boil to half its quantity and then strain it. Adding honey to it makes it a healthy way to cure your throat problems. Eat food that is not oily and that is easy to swallow. Well cooked rice or soups are good options.

If you continue to suffer from these symptoms then you should consider consulting a doctor. If you suffer from hoarseness for more than two days you should visit the doctor. If you also have fever along with the hoarseness, and the temperature refuses to drop, then you should consult your doctor. If you notice that you are coughing up blood, then you should immediately consult your doctor.

answered by M W

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