Why Does Inhaling Helium From Balloons Change Our Voice?

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Why does breathing in helium gas alter our voice? We’ve all seen cartoon characters on television breathe in balloons’ helium gas and then speak in amusing tones. The squeaky voice is very comical and is frequently used in films and television for humorous effects. So let’s investigate why this occurs.

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