Causes of Hoarseness
Dec 04, 2020
Hoarseness describes abnormal voice changes, according to specialist from the Cleveland Clinic. Your voice may sound raspy or strained. Most causes of hoarseness are not serious and go away within two weeks.
Cleveland Clinic mentions these potential causes of hoarseness:
Hoarseness tends to happen when there is a problem with the vocal cords, the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery says.
Common reasons for hoarseness include laryngitis, non-cancerous vocal cord lesions, pre-cancerous or cancerous lesions, neurological issues, smoking or reflux.
The academy offers these vocal wellness tips: