How To Fix A Lost Voice?

Lifestyle and home remedies

  • Breathe moist air. Use a humidifier to keep the air throughout your home or office moist.
  • Rest your voice as much as possible.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration (avoid alcohol and caffeine).
  • Moisten your throat.
  • Avoid decongestants.
  • Avoid whispering.

18 May 2018

How can I get my voice back quickly?

15 home remedies to recover your voice

  1. Rest your voice. The best thing you can do for your irritated vocal cords is to give them a break.
  2. Don’t whisper.
  3. Use OTC pain relievers.
  4. Avoid decongestants.
  5. Talk to a doctor about medication.
  6. Drink plenty of liquids.
  7. Drink warm liquids.
  8. Gargle with salt water.

21 Aug 2018

How long does it take to get your voice back?

A typical viral laryngitis gets worse over 2-3 days. It then eases and goes, usually within a week. However, you may have a croaky voice for a week or so even after the other symptoms have gone. This is because the inflammation of the vocal cords may take a while to settle after the virus has gone.20 Jul 2018

What causes loss of voice?


  • Laryngitis —caused by a viral, bacterial, or fungal infection.
  • Vocal abuse—yelling or talking excessively.
  • Exposure to airborne irritants, such as smoke or air pollution.
  • Acid reflux from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Thickening of the vocal chords.
  • Nodules or polyps on the vocal chords.