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Hesitant And Halting Speech
I am having speech problems. Making up words/using wrong words. Speech a bit slurry. All of a sudden. What can be the cause?
Not a medical term: Pedantic speech is speech intended to impress people with how smart the speaker is. An example might be using the term cephalgia when the more common word headache would do just as well. The term is also applied when a speaker is overly concerned with exactness. The term is frequently used as a criticism to imply that a speaker has trouble relating to the listeners. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prepare topic well: It is common to have stage fright, especially when you are doing it without much prior experience. This will go away with further practice in public speaking. One reason for fear is to go to give a lecture when you are not well prepared. So the best trick to be confident is to know your subject so well that the audience can be spell bound. This requires that you know more than the audience does. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Well Other than CVA: With aphasia, I think of intoxication. There are any number of things that can result in impaired cognition, Parkinson's disease, alcohol consumption, medications, sleep deprivation, inadequate oxygen to the brain, heart failure, pain medication antiepileptics and antipsychotics, antidepressants. I suppose it would be helpful if there were some clinical details and context provided. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause difficulity speech and mixing words together and i alway say right instead of left amd vice versa every time i'm directing someone?
See a doc!: Difficulties with speech can be part of a speech or language disorder, caused by some neurological or medical problem. To find out what exactly is the cause of such difficulties, you need to go through a comprehensive evaluation. A neurologist and a neuropsychologist can perform such an evaluation. ...Read more
Adult speech/lang: An adult speech language evaluation can last 1 to 2 hours. First a detailed history about the presenting problem is obtained from the patient or family member. Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills may be evaluated. If the voice is is thought to be the problem, then a video recording or video stroboscopy is performed to check vocal cord movement. Breathing pattern is also evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Public speaking: Assume it is you giving the speech. In a pinch, then a doctor might prescribe you a very low dose of a beta-blocker to calm you, but try it before the speech to be sure it does not make you too altered or fuzzy to complete your thoughts. There are programs to help people who fear public speaking like toastmasters, and relaxation practices an also help but take time and commitment. ...Read more
What would cause partial loss of sight on one side and speech to be uncontrollable and jumbled or unable to find words?
Don't pay money: Having a speech impediment is difficult enough without everybody offering well-meaning but unhelpful advice. If you like indian classical music, so much the better, but don't labor under any illusions that this (or mozart, or anything else) will rewire your brain -- these claims aren't evidence-based. ...Read more
I woke up sick this morning and I have a big speech coming up on wednesday night, what is the fastest way to get better from cold?
Cold remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
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