The vocal stress test;Mind and body

30th April 1999 at 01:00
Your voice is exhausted if you have:

* Pain in the throat as you speak or swallow * A sore throat in the mornings, which disappears as your voice warms up * A hoarse or tired-sounding voice in the evenings * An increase in mucus, particularly if the mucus is not discoloured * Rapidly-changing pitch or apparent loss of vocal control.

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