Archives for September 2011

John Mayer cancels concerts due to vocal issues

John Mayer has just announced that he has had to cancel his up and coming concerts due to vocal issues. He states he has something next to my vocal cords called a granuloma. Unfortunately the condition is as bad as it sounds, especially to a singer or professional voice user. A granuloma is a growth […]

10 top tips to reduce the impact of gastric reflux on your voice

Avoid foods that trigger the symptoms: You may already know the specific foods that set off your symptoms, but if not then you may need to follow a process of elimination to find out which foods are problematic. Keep a food diary and record any symptoms and the times they occur. Make a note which […]

How gastric reflux can ruin a singer’s day or even career!

What is Gastric reflux? Singers who suffer from gastric reflux, also known as gastro-oesophageal reflux, acid reflux, indigestion, heartburn, GORD (UK) or GERD (US), will relate to the frustration and anxiety of singing with vocal folds that have been affected by this condition. My experience I am fortunate and do not suffer from reflux but I […]