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Are there some devices that help stuttering/stammering?

Are there some devices that help stuttering/stammering?

Speech therapy: I do not know it any devices. If you have a significant issue see a speech therapist for therapy a strategy to reduce problem. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Lefer
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Stammering (Definition)

stammer — or to have a stammer — is to speak haltingly and to have trouble getting the words out. A stammer is also called a "stutter." Stammering (or stuttering) has a couple of related meanings. A stammer is a serious problem for some people who ...Read more


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Can you tell me any devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

Can you tell me any devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

You can read about : The pros & cons of electronic devices like SpeechEasy on http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/pages/stutter.aspx. There are no long-term scientific studies yet to show consistent efficacy in "real world" situations. They are very expensive & require a great deal of conditioning. Commercially, they are not marketed as a cure. There are more testimonials than scientific proof at this time. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some devices that stop stuttering/stammering?

Patience: No device will help with stuttering. A good resource is the stuttering foundation which you can find online. Most important thing is to not draw attention to it in any way. Essentially, ignore that it is there and allow the child to finish speaking without interruption. Make sure there Is not something stressful in the child's life that might be leading to the stuttering. ...Read more

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Are there cures for stuttering or stammering? I notice mine is worsening.

Are there cures for stuttering or stammering?  I notice mine is worsening.

Stuttering: Seek help from a psycologist to help you to reduce stress and also condult a speech therapist to help yoy. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between anxiety and stuttering, stammering?

Is there a connection between anxiety and stuttering, stammering?

Yes and no.: Anxiety can produce stuttering — & stuttering certainly produces anxiety. But speech dysfluencies can &often do exist independently of underlying anxiety. To me, stuttering is one of the more difficult conditions to treat. And it can be heartbreaking. A comprehensive approach is essential. Too often, meds are not considered, but they should be, if only for the secondary anxiety involved. ...Read more

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Are there any cures for stuttering or stammering?

There is help: If there is not an underlying physical cause and it is mostly emotional then there are things that can help. Homeopathic remedies can help (find a trained practitioner). Hypnosis and biofeedback can help as well. Also consult with a chinese medicine practitioner and see what they have to offer. ...Read more

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I'm 16 is there a way to stop stammering, I can't even have a fight or get excited without stuttering?

Stuttering: Stuttering is best treated with the help of a speech pathologist. Also, here is a website to help you find out more information. Hope this helps you. www.stutteringhelp.org ...Read more

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Is it possible to only have a stutter or stammer in certain situations like when a child is really emotional?

Yes: Absolutely. And this is, in my opinion, the best kind of stammer/stutter to have. After all who, amongst us all, is fully comfortable in all situations? If a situation "causes" a condition, "training" can just as easily "cure" it. Practice makes perfect... ...Read more

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What happens in a speech therapy for stammerers? And can one speech therapist work on differnt handicaps like dumb and deaf peaple along with stutteres

What happens in a speech therapy for stammerers? And can one speech therapist work on differnt handicaps like dumb and deaf peaple along with stutteres

Stuttering: Speech therapists have special techniques to teach stutterers how to slow down their speech patterns, etc. Teaching a person who is deaf to speak would be challenging for a general speech therapist without specialized training and a team approach. ...Read more

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How popular is a distance device for runners?

How popular is a distance device for runners?

Popular: Heart rate monitors with gps distance devices are affordable and great for helping in training. ...Read more

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Is lumolift a helpful device for posture correction?

Is lumolift a helpful device for posture correction?

Yes: It does work to help you retrain your behavior when slouching; also try to develop your back muscles (traps/rhomboids) with exercise, and if in any discomfort, try periodic manipulation from a trusted chiropractor to keep the joints mobile. You may contact me at www.drkusher.com. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is any device to detect intensity of pain?

Please let me know if there is any device to detect intensity of pain?

Pain intensity: There is no device currently in use to objectively measure pain. Pain is subjective to the person experiencing it and cannot be accurately be assessed by another person. ...Read more

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What's a rotable medical device?

Rotable: I never heard of it before. Have you tried looking that up? Are you sure you have the right spelling? ...Read more

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Is a nightguard a medical device?

Is a nightguard a medical device?

Dental device: Night-guard is typically recommended by dentists. While wearing in your teeth at night to keep your teeth from grinding. It helps to preserve enamel of your teeth from abrasion as result of grinding during sleep.
It is also recommended for TMJ disorder due to excessive night grinding or bruxism. ...Read more

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Can I use a ten if I have an intrastim device?

Can I use a ten if I have an intrastim device?

Probably: If the area of the tens unit is far from the bladder and control unit, you are probably ok. Talk to your doctor before starting! ...Read more

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How safe are intrauterine devices now?

How safe are intrauterine devices now?

Very safe: In the right patient, very safe. The beauty of an iud is that if it causes discomfort or bleeding, it can be easily removed. Mirena (levonorgestrel) also offers the benefit of low dose Progesterone locally which can help control heavy menstrual bleeding. It's unsafe for women prone for STDs since the iud can help infections reach the pelvic cavity & cause infections or abscesses. Your doc will review your risks. ...Read more

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What is an electronic infusion device?

What is an electronic infusion device?

IV pump.: Here's what the free online medical dictionary says:
"an automated system of introducing a fluid other than blood into a vein. The device may have programmable settings that control the amount of fluid to be infused, rate, low-volume notification level, and a keep-vein-open rate..." see the rest here: http://tinyurl.com/y92zo5od ...Read more

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Is there any good device for sleep that detects dreams?

Is there any good device for sleep that detects dreams?

Yes: An eeg done during sleep can indicate when dreams are taking place. Many people find that the can remember their dreams better if they keep a paper and pen by their bedside and try to write down their dreams as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Does fda test medical devices?

Does fda test medical devices?

Yes but not directly: The fda requires approval for marketing of devices that monitor, treat, or diagnose medical problems. They do not directly test the devices but have approved third party companies that can verify the function and accuracy of devices and may require clinical trial data or some types of devices (ie. Those used to diagnose, monitor or treat serious conditions). ...Read more

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What is the use of a light therapy device?

What is the use of a light therapy device?

Multiple uses: Light therapies can be used for treatment of seasonal affective disorder (sad), a kind of depression that occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. Also, light therapy or phototherapy (or heliotherapy) consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, or dichroic lamps to treat various skin conditions. ...Read more

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What is the device that measures blood pressure?

What is the device that measures blood pressure?

Syphgmomanometer: Syphgmomanometer is the actual name but most people just call it "a blood pressure cuff". ...Read more

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Is sport or using sport device bad to brestfeeding?

Is sport or using sport device bad to brestfeeding?

I am not sure: If I am answering what you are asking...if you were active before and during pregnancy, you should continue to be. Just remember to stay hydrated and to take in about 500 more calories per day for breast feeding over that required for pregnancy! ...Read more

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What are some devices to help a person with hemiplegia?

What are some devices to help a person with hemiplegia?

See below: Many; there are special walkers, wheelchairs, shower chairs, devices that help with dressing, grooming and bathing and eating. There are devices that help move paralyzed limbs. There are modified vehicles that allow persons with a stroke to drive if possible. See a rehab doctor (physiatrist) and you can learn more. ...Read more

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What's the most reliable device to track the way I sleep?

What's the most reliable device to track the way I sleep?

A Polysomnogram: Polysomnography (psg), a type of sleep study, is a multi-parametric test used in the study of sleep and as a diagnostic tool in sleep medicine. The test result is called a polysomnogram, also abbreviated psg. Polysomnography is a comprehensive recording of the biophysiological changes that occur during sleep. It is done at a special lab. ...Read more

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What is the use of a left ventricular assist device (lvad)?

What is the use of a left ventricular assist device (lvad)?

Advanced CHF: Typically, and lvad has been used in the setting of a patient with advanced congestive heart failure (CHF) where the patient is being listed for or is awaiting a heart transplantation. More recently, lvad's have been approved as destination therapy. On occasion, we see patients who recover from their CHF through the use of a lvad, but that is not very common. There are multiple lvad types now. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Lefer
102 doctors shared insights

Stuttering (Definition)

Stuttering affects the fluency of speech. It begins during childhood and, in some cases continues until adulthood. It is characterized by disruptions in the production of speech ...Read more


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