I have a hoarseness in my throat that has been evident for about 8-10 months now. I do not know for sure what has caused it. It comes and goes each day and is usually worse in the afternoon. It is very intermittent. I have an ongoing feeling of phlem in my throat every day. This seems to be the cause. I am constantly having to clear my throat. I take Lisinopril to maintain my blood pressure. My doctor said that it has been know to cause coughing in rare circumstances and had a hunch that it may be related. She switched my medication over to Benicar. A couple of months has passed and there is no change. I am now back on the Lisinopril. A specialist used a scope through my nose to look at my vocal cords and they look normal. Now there is an underlying possible cause that I wanted to ask about. Close to the time that the problem started we had found a small amount of black mold in our linen closet very close to our bedroom. This was due to a water leak several months prior that had been dried up and thought to have been taken care of without any damage. We just recently got this problem resolved. We didn't know the severity of the problem so we didn't do anything about it right away. My wife does not have any symptoms or problems from it, but my concern is that I may have breathed it in for an ongoing period before we had it taken care of since I use a CPAP for my sleep apnea. Do you think this could have happened? Is there any other causes of ongoign hoarsemess? Do you have any remedies that I can try? Thank you for your information.