Your vocal health is determined by the health of your entire body
Have you ever noticed that when you are extremely fatigued, your voice is much weaker than if you are energized? Not surprisingly, your vocal health is determined by the health of your entire body. Thus, if any of the following 5 factors are typical of your lifestyle, so too will the following 5 factors have an affect on your speaking voice.
- Poor diet
- Lack of sleep
- Obesity, if it inhibits your ability to breathe
- Use of tobacco, illegal drugs (and even some legal ones), and excessive alcohol