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How can I avoid voice strain when using speech recognition all day long?

There are several good tips to help avoid voice strain. Like you said, drink a lot of water (6-8 glasses a day); also, limit your intake of caffeinated drinks or alcoholic drinks, as they dry your ...
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How can I avoid voice strain when using speech recognition all day long?

When working with speech recognition systems, you should take the following steps to minimise strain: sit comfortably, poor posture in sitting can lead to: swallowing, talking and breathing ...
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How can I avoid voice strain when using speech recognition all day long?

One answer to this is give it some time. Your voice will get used to being used much more than it has in the past. When I became a teaching assistant I was suddenly using my voice to address large ...
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What causes a gravelly voice in young children?

As you stipulated no trauma and it has been lifelong, the first link you provided says that it could be down to Vocal cord paralysis Patients can be born with a weak vocal cord or develop weakness ...
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How to know whether phrase A causes less stress on my vocal cords than phrase B?

You produce sound by flowing air through your vocal folds and making them oscillate. More oscillations produce a higher sound frequency, while less oscillations produce a lower sound frequency. You ...
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How can I avoid voice strain when using speech recognition all day long?

The best thing you can do is visit a speech pathologist (aka a voice coach) who can work with you to make sure you are not stressing your vocal folds and other parts of the speech pathway.
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