How to treat if the voice was gone - throat problems

September 22, 2014

 how to cure if the voice was gone
 How to treat if the voice was gone, only an expert can determine. If the voice was lost in the background of acute respiratory disease, can help the therapist or audiologist if the cause of the overvoltage has been vocal cords (singers, lecturers), it is better to turn to phoniatrics - professionals involved in voice disorders.


How to treat if the voice was gone, acute laryngitis

Acute laryngitis - an acute inflammation of the larynx. Disease develops most often in the background of various respiratory infections of viral or bacterial origin and is their complications.

The first sign of acute laryngitis is appearing in the background of normal ARI voiced barking cough. If this time does not suppress the cough, voice can really abyss.

This suggests significant swelling of the vocal cords. And as through the larynx and vocal cords into the lungs enters the air, acute laryngitis considered dangerous disease - even a small inflammatory process may lead to the closure of the glottis and the inability to breathe.

Therefore, the main objective of treatment for acute laryngitis Acute laryngitis when neck pain  Acute laryngitis when neck pain
   It is the removal of laryngeal edema. After removing edema patient can breathe normally and he has a voice.


How to remove the swelling in the throat acute laryngitis

If there was no voice or barking cough, you should:

  • stop talking (whispering - it is a violation of voice mode);
  • drink more fluids, drinking should be predominantly alkaline - milk, mineral water of low salinity (Slavyanovskaya, Smirnoff, Essentuki-17), milk, diluted half with mineral water, stewed fruit, weak tea, herbal infusions with a diuretic (bearberry, horsetail , leaves cranberries and so on);
  • light food, mainly lacto-vegetarian, to eliminate spicy seasonings, acid and other irritating tissue products are hot and cold dishes;
  • use of local antiseptics, such sprays as ingalipt, Hexoral, gargling infusions herbs (chamomile, calendula, sage);
  • agents that reduce swelling of tissues - antihistamines (tavegil, Claritin Claritin - histamine receptor blocker  Claritin - histamine receptor blocker
 , Aerius), in severe cases, if there were respiratory failure - glucocorticoid hormones (only on prescription);
  • if there is no high temperature, then the best way to relieve swelling of the larynx are the hot foot bath - the blood rushes to your feet, resulting in swelling of the larynx is removed; at elevated temperature, this procedure can not be done;
  • soda and salt inhalation; in tea infuser pour boil soda-salt solution (prepared at the rate of half a teaspoon of baking soda and salt in a glass of water) so that it did not get to the bottom opening of the spout; insert the spout tube (it can be purchased at a hardware store), inhale the steam through your mouth, exhale through the nose for 10 minutes.

To work should not start until the voice is restored completely.


How to treat if the voice was gone, chronic laryngitis

Chronic inflammation is considered to be in the larynx, which lasts more than three weeks. The main causes of chronic laryngitis Chronic laryngitis Disease teachers  Chronic laryngitis Disease teachers
   are infection and strain the voice (eg, teachers, singers and actors). Contributing factors include smoking, prolonged inhalation of dust-laden air, various gases and vapors, irritating the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract (harmful production factors), the abuse of strong liquor. Of great importance in the development of chronic laryngitis are frequent colds and recurrent acute laryngitis.

In some cases, the cause of chronic laryngitis becomes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) - a condition where the acidic contents of the stomach are regularly thrown into the esophagus, causing him sores. The contents of the stomach may also fall into the pharynx and larynx, causing them chronic inflammatory processes.

Manifested in chronic laryngitis hoarseness, cough, sore throat.

Treatment of chronic laryngitis - a difficult task. First of all, it is necessary:

  • create a gentle treatment for the vote;
  • time to prevent colds;
  • strengthen the immune system, tempered; take vitamins and minerals, if necessary - immunomodulators (eg, broncho-moon, IRS-19);
  • drink more alkaline drinking, do not eat anything spicy, salty, sour and irritates the mucous membranes;
  • during exacerbation - antivirals or antibiotics for systemic effects courses; can be replaced with topical antibiotics (e.g. bioparoks);
  • with a strong exhausting cough - suppressants cough and transform dry cough Dry cough - whether to worry about it?  Dry cough - whether to worry about it?
   in the wet - sinekod, libeksin, ambroxol, and so on;
  • Locally, oil and alkaline inhalation anesthetic spray (eg ingalipt);
  • after the aggravation is over, prescribe physiotherapy - UHF, electrophoresis with various medications and so on.

How to treat if the voice was gone, can prompt a doctor following the inspection and examination of the patient.

Galina Romanenko

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How quickly cure a throat - many recipes

August 28, 2014

  • How quickly cure a throat - many recipes
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 How quickly cure a throat - it exist as folk remedies and medicines that can be bought at a pharmacy.

Man makes swallowing very often, and not just during the meal - it is constantly released into the mouth swallows the saliva, but do not pay it no more attention than the way he blinks or breathing. As long as the throat starts to hurt - then every mouthful becomes painful, and one can only wonder how active salivary glands, and how often have to swallow every time in pain. How to cure the throat folk remedies?


Gargling with salt water

It - one of the most popular and effective folk remedies for a sore throat. No matter what was the cause of a sore throat, pain themselves are due to inflammation and swelling of the mucous membrane. Strips of the throat with salt water, you reduce the swelling, as salt has the ability to rid the tissue water (one of the results of this property is the appearance of thirst after the abuse salty food), thereby weakening the pain. In addition, the brine has a slight antimicrobial effect.

To prepare such a solution is simple: mix one cup of warm water and half a teaspoon of salt, and the salt is completely dissolved, gargle with water for several minutes. The procedure can be repeated three times a day. If you do it more often, there is risk of damage to the soft tissues of the throat, which is why the pain may worsen.


Hot drink

Hot drink with lemon and honey (and whiskey or bourbon - optional). In the classic version of this hot cocktail called Hot Toddy (Eng. Hot Toddy), and is preparing a US whiskey - bourbon (for example, Jim Beam), or other type of whiskey. It is useful in sore throat, as honey and lemon to soothe the throat, and the alcohol helps sleep, which is especially important, since due to severe pain with sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
   there can be problems. However, if you are treating a child's throat, or you can not drink, can be prepared and non-alcoholic cocktail.


  • 1 tablespoon honey (or more - to taste);
  • 200 ml of hot water (if you do not add alcohol - 250 ml);
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice;
  • 1 slice of fresh lemon;
  • At the request - 50 ml bourbon.

Put in a large cup of honey, pour bourbon, pour hot water and lemon juice, mix everything thoroughly, and put the cup and microwave for about one minute. The drink should be very hot, but bring it to a boil it is not necessary. When he is ready, put it in a cup of lemon, and enjoy.


Apple vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is due to relatively high acidity effectively kills germs, and if you mix it with honey, you get a drug that can not only deal with pathogens, but also relieve pain in the throat. Besides, a little honey can improve the taste of vinegar, which most people do not like.

Mix one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a tablespoon of honey and a cup of very warm but not too hot water. Drink this drink while it is still warm.

Apple cider vinegar can also be used for gargling. Add two tablespoons of vinegar in half a cup of warm water, mix and rinse your throat with this solution once a day.



Yes, Garlic, especially fresh, the taste is not for everyone, and you certainly do not go out on a date once used it as a medicine. On the other hand, a sore throat is also a meeting is unlikely to get the best, so it makes sense to stay at home and use it to treat odorous, but very effective natural remedy.

Cut in half a clove of garlic Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea
 , Put half of the cheeks and suck them like cough lozenges. After a while, bite them, that they have identified more juice. Then live them, and swallow. Use this way one or two cloves of garlic a day.


Althea officinalis

This plant used for centuries in Europe and North America for the treatment of various diseases, including colds and flu, which often cause a sore throat. It contains substances that relieve pain and have a calming effect on inflamed mucous membranes. Patients with diabetes prior to use marshmallow root should consult your doctor - this herb can reduce blood sugar levels Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health  Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health

You will need one tablespoon of dried marshmallow root and crushed, and one cup of boiling water. Pour the root of water, let it brew for 30-60 minutes, strain and drink.


Cayenne pepper

The idea to use the inside of something burning when the throat is already sore, it may seem strange, but popular wisdom is not in vain calls to kick like cures. The substance that gives cayenne pepper (or any other hot pepper) his burning taste - capsaicin has the ability to temporarily relieve pain by acting about as well as aspirin. So discomfort after eating it will pass quickly, and sore throat significantly weaken.

You will need: half a teaspoon of cayenne pepper, one cup of boiling water and one tablespoon of honey. How should I mix the ingredients and let it cool down a little drink, and drink it in small sips. Do not forget to stir it frequently as cayenne pepper quickly settles to the bottom. If pepper is you have a very strong burning sensation in the throat, you can use just 1/8 teaspoon pepper.



Baking soda is a simple, affordable, and very effective folk remedy for a sick year. It has antibacterial properties and reduces irritation. Mix a cup of very warm water and half a teaspoon of baking soda and rinse three times a day with this solution throat. For greater effect, can be added to a solution of a half teaspoon salt.



Honeysuckle is used in folk medicine in many countries, as well as traditional Chinese medicine Traditional Chinese medicine and treatment for problem skin  Traditional Chinese medicine and treatment for problem skin
 To treat a sore throat, cough, and alleviate symptoms of influenza. It has antimicrobial action, eliminates puffiness and helps rid the body of toxins.

Pour one or two tablespoons of honeysuckle (if the throat was ill in the summer, you can use fresh honeysuckle) a cup of boiling water, let stand for ten minutes, strain, if desired, add a little lemon and / or honey and drink the fragrant broth.