John Mayer cancels concerts due to vocal issues

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John Mayer has just announced that he has had to cancel his up and coming concerts due to vocal issues. He stated 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 resulting […]

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

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My article on Gastric Reflux explained what it is, how it happens and how it can ruin a singer’s voice, and even career. In this article I give you some easy tips to try out before heading down the prescribed medication route. If absolutely none of these strategies work, or you need faster recovery for […]

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

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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 with reflux and the singer I am fortunate and do not […]