How to Clear Your Throat

Some people find that they have to consistently clear their throat prior to speaking. The reasons for that may vary; a dry cough, a lump sensation, a slight tickle, mucus, medication, anxiety, or other minor or serious medical conditions.

It’s typical to cough to try to clear the throat, but coughing can irritate your vocal folds. Here are other methods you can try that won’t irritate your vocal folds.

How to Clear Your Throat

Try a Little Huff Into a Tissue

A Hard Swallow

Sniff and Swallow

Drink Water With Lemon to Thin the Mucus

Take Medicine for a Dry Cough