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Dr. Jay Lefer
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Stammering (Overview)

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 have great difficulty speaking.


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Is there any medicine that causes stammering?

Is there any medicine that causes stammering?

Few were mention: Epileptic drugs, antidepressants-*antipsychotics--phenothiazine family, antipsychotics--phenothiazine family and tranquilizers/sleeping were mention they may induce stammering. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Lefer
25 Doctors shared insights

Stammering (Overview)

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 have great difficulty speaking.


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How can I help my son stop stammering?

How can I help my son stop stammering?

Dysfluency is often: Temporary in children age 2-5. If it lasts > 6 months, starts after age 3 1/2 or there is a family history of stuttering, seek Speech/Language Therapy. Speak slowly & calmly to your son. Don't interrupt or rush him when he talks. Don't draw attention to his stammer or show irritation. Don't say "Slow Down" or correct him. Therapy includes building confidence to speak. ...Read more

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Doctor, how to treat my stammering problem? I am an actor so when I perform on stage that time I don't stammer but in class infrnt of my teacher, I st

For a comprehensive: Review of causes & treatment, see https://www. Nidcd. Nih. Gov/health/voice/pages/stutter. Aspx. Not all stuttering is psychogenic; the site describes 3 different genes associated with familial stuttering, that may abate when singing/performing. Speech & cognitive-behavioral therapies can help. Federally-funded us universities must provide accommodations for stutterers under public law idea. ...Read more

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How can get treated for a stammering problem?

How can get treated for a stammering problem?

Speech: You should be evaluated by a speech therapist. Perhaps you need speech therapy. Go see your primary care provider for a referral. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I stop stammering without therapy?

How can I stop stammering without therapy?

Stammering: The usual ways to help this problem start with a thorough evaluation of speech, language, hearing, and any existing anxiety disorder. Speech therapy helps with speech fluency, rhythm control, feedback, modifying triggers, role-playing, etc. But if you don't want any of that kind of professional help, many internet programs promise relief for a price. Their effectiveness may be questionable. ...Read more

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Is there any medication to cure stammering?

Is there any medication to cure stammering?

Maybe.: The effectiveness of pharmacological agents, such as benzodiazepines, anti-convulsants, anti-depressants, antipsychotic and antihypertensive medications, and Dopamine antagonists in the treatment of stuttering has been evaluated in studies involving both adults and children. A new drug named pagoclone, was found to be well-tolerated with only minor side-effects of headache and fatigue reported. ...Read more

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Is there any easy method to get rid of stammering?

Is there any easy method to get rid of stammering?

Stammering: Speech therapy and counselling help. Stammering gets worse when one is self conscious about it or when they are under stress. ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from stammering?

Many ways: But you should seek out a speech therapist who specializes in this area. There are many skills to lessen the stammer but none stop it completely. A great movie to see is "the king's speech" about king george the v of england. This was the very beginining of speach therapy and we have elaborted on the skills he was taught then. ...Read more

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How to reduce stammering when I get nervous?

Stop the nervousness: Practice, meditate, deep breathing exercises, therapy and medications can always be helpful. ...Read more

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My age is approx. 42 & I have stammering problem. It is in also in my maternal uncle & now in my son. Is this a hereditary problem & any solution?

Yes: I am not an expert on stammering but I am confident there is a genetic component. There are speech therapists who specialize in this. Given what I know about acupuncture it also could help. But I would see a seasoned clinician. ...Read more

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Why I am stammering?

Stress: You are probably under stress. See a psychologist, or psychiatrist. You can also use the help of a speech therapist. ...Read more

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What causes stammering?

We are not sure.: But once it starts anxiety adds to the problem. You should seek out a speech therapist who specializes in this area. There are many skills to lessen the stammer but none stop it completely. A great movie to see is "the king's speech" about king george the v of england. This was the very beginining of speach therapy and we have elaborted on the skills he was taught then. ...Read more

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How to reduce stammering?

Find a Speech Pathol: Speech pathologists are often found affiliated with rehabilitation centers or in teaching programs at university centers. Their training focuses on the complexity of speech & language development & methods to help those with difficulty refine & improve their skill in this area. Your pcp may be able to identify local sources you can work with. ...Read more

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Any solution for stammering?

Any solution for stammering?

Stuttering: There is no one best treatment for stuttering. Electronic devices help some. Speech therapy can help make the speech more fluent or smooth as can diaphragmatic breathing. Avoid stressful social situations whenever possible. I am assuming no history of brains trauma. ...Read more

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How to stop stammering as a teen?

Many ways: But you should seek out a speech therapist who specializes in this area. There are many skills to lessen the stammer but none stop it completely. A great movie to see is "the king's speech" about king george the v of england. This was the very beginining of speach therapy and we have elaborted on the skills he was taught then. ...Read more

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How can I help my son stop stammering?

Dysfluency is often: Temporary in children age 2-5. If it lasts > 6 months, starts after age 3 1/2 or there is a family history of stuttering, seek Speech/Language Therapy. Speak slowly & calmly to your son. Don't interrupt or rush him when he talks. Don't draw attention to his stammer or show irritation. Don't say "Slow Down" or correct him. Therapy includes building confidence to speak. ...Read more

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