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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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What can a person do to stop stammering?

Complex reaction: Stammering is complex and dependent on queus. Speech therapists can help you with your stammer. ...Read more

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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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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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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

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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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Why do I stammer in person, but not on the phone?

Complex reaction: Stammering is complex and dependent on queus. Speech therapists can help you with your stammer. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Stammering?

What is the definition or description of: Stammering?

Stammering definitio: 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. ...Read more

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I'm having stammering problem. How should I control it?

I'm having stammering problem. How should I control it?

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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I have a stammering problem. What can I do to make this problem better?

Stammering: That is a tough problem! Your doctor should refer you to a Psychologist and things may improve fairly quickly.
If things do not go as expected, the Psychologist will refer you to a doctor who will help more with your stammering.

Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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Sometimes I really get stuck and thus stammer can you suggest a solution?

Sometimes I really get stuck and thus stammer can you suggest a solution?

Stammering: There are many reasons that one stammers. Speak to your doctor for help and maybe he can refer you to a speech therapist to teach you some tricks to help your stammering. ...Read more

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I sometimes stammer. It's not like that as if I stammer on every single word. I only stammer on few words and that too sometimes. What can I do?

Stammering: 20 N Lahore: I sometimes stammer. It's not like that as if I stammer on every single word. I only stammer on few words and that too sometimes. What can I do? ANS: you should be evaluated by your Dr to see what is the problem and then treatment can be guided. ...Read more

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I possess stammer from childhood, it became less frequent as age grown but now suddenly I feel more stammering nowadays, why is it happening suddenly?

Stammering: On the increase. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions. Stress and/or fatigue can exacerbate symptoms. Is there more of either in your life these days? Consider seeing a therapist to learn stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to quit stammering?

Slow down, relax: Stutter and stammer is a mis-match between what we want our mouth to do and want it is able to do. Production of speech is extremely complex. For most this goes smoothly, but for many production of speech is very difficult. Slow down, relax, and let words flow in any manner they can. ...Read more

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How to breath if stammering?

You can breath: Stammering is due to incordination of muscles of mouth and throat, but it does not affect breathing. ...Read more

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How can I overcome stammering?

How can I overcome stammering?

Support: Stammering (stuttering) is a communication disorder involving disruptions in speech. It tends to worsen with anxiety. Assessments of speech, language, and hearing are needed. Speech therapists can help with relaxation, speech rhythm control, feedback, modifying environmental triggers, role-playing, and assertiveness training. If there's an accompanying anxiety disorder, medications may help. ...Read more

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How could a stammering start a business?

Be king!: If the King of England could do it, so can you. First of all, don't look at it as an I can't because. Look at it as another factor in starting a business, much as you would look at ways to finance the business. Then don't hide the fact you have a speech impediment. People do understand. Explain ahead of time "I sometimes have trouble with stammering, but it doesn't affect the great work I can do" ...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