The voice is made of living tissue. This makes is susceptible to:
- Misuse & Abuse
- Bad Technique
- Inefficient Speech Patterns
The quality of one's speaking voice is really important as even professional singers only use their singing voices for 20-25% each day, the rest of voice use tends to be speech. Inefficient speaking patterns create the muscle memory for inefficient singing patterns. If in doubt book to see a speech therapist at a specialist voice clinic.
Below are some things to watch out for and be aware of and tips on efficiency and hydration: