Polyps on vocal cords: How to treat these non-surgically? Polyps on vocal cords: How to treat these non-surgically? Sometimes, vocal abuse or misuse of voice causes polyps, nodules and other benign, non cancerous growths on your vocal cords. As a result, the suffer experiences a variety of symptoms including hoarseness, voice and body fatigue, pain in the neck, the harshness of voice and more. At other times, the person may also experience that his/her voice has gone scratchy/ rough and the pitch range has decreased. Generally, people give no attention to these symptoms, thinking that these will heal naturally on their own. When the problem worsens and continues for weeks, they take some more time to figure it out and later on consider medical help and also alternative sources. Polyps appear as swelling or blisterlike lesion on vocal cords and can take a number of forms. Appearing on either one or both of vocal folds, these are the outcomes of vocal trauma without periods of rest. Now, what does vocal trauma actually mean? It simply means that you're either using your voice too much, too loud and simply incorrectly. The singers who use their voice too loud are more likely to have polyps on others who use their voice in bad environments like noisy bar, smoky club or large rooms on a regular basis, also experience the devastating results of vocal trauma. Even a single traumatic event to vocal cords like yelling at a concert, may give rise to polyps. While a majority of people chose to ignore even when there is a change in their voice delivery, they don't even know that it's the time to give rest to their voice. Instead, the voice is pushed harder until some drastic or unbearable situation arises. Undoubtedly, everyone needs to understand that the voice is precious and something that must be used gently and appropriately. vocal folds. Some If polyps have affected your voice, you can get these treated medically/surgically, non surgically and/or even just behaviorally. When polyps become very large or exist for a long time, people prefer to remove them with surgical treatment. However, this approach comes with a risk factor and sometimes may create more issues in the future. There are several people who have received behavioral intervention and have reported positive results. In fact, afterwards, many of them have learned how to speak or sing professionally without straining their vocal cords and so, have secured their voices for life. The aforementioned nonsurgical treatment is based on the concept of relaxing your vocal cords and using them correctly, alongside treating polyps with herbal remedies. When you learn good vocal hygiene, stop vocal abusive behaviors, and continue with same, you will be able to use your voice properly. In this revolutionary voice repair program, you are also taught stress reduction techniques and relaxation exercises, so that you would learn about the right voice application and how you would implement it in your actual speaking and singing.