Save your voice while being sick but it gets blurry with allergies and asthma. I can hear an allergic reaction from my voice before I can feel anything, like playing Singstar and a pet visiting. The volume of lungs can greatly vary during allergic season from more normal. So how should you train singing with allergies and asthma?
2I hope someone has some good ideas. That's a challenge to say the least. Many allergy medicines designed to relive the symptoms have the effect of drying the mucous membranes which is very bad for singers. So one thing I would suggest is that the type of allergy drugs that are antihistamines or otherwise dry up mucous membranes or have a dehydrating effect should not be used for several days prior to singing.– Rockin CowboyApr 9, 2016 at 4:00
I believe practicing or singing during an allergy or any infection is very dangerous as it gives a lot of strain to the already strained muscles of the throat. A proper medication is really required to recover. Yoga, meditation and breathing exercises really help for singing. Either ways, a good exercise and a good balanced diet is required to maintain a good voice and good health. A humidifier is required since it helps keeping the air moist. You'll definitely bounce back once you regularly practice after the recovery of asthma or allergy.
Happy Singing :)
+1 for nice suggestions. Many allergy/astmma medicines make things dry and sound very different. Is a humidifier a portable machine?– hhhMay 17, 2016 at 12:30
Yes few are portable, "evaporative", "cool moisture", or "wick humidifier", consists of just a few basic parts: a reservoir, wick and fan. Sorry for the late reply. Mar 20, 2017 at 5:17