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Treatment advice for somebody who is stuttering?

Treatment advice for somebody who is stuttering?

?speech therapy: See the movie "the king's speech" speech therapist or psychologist. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Lefer
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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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I start stuttering during presentations but not at other times. Any treatment?

I start stuttering  during presentations but not at other times. Any treatment?

Stage fright: A traditional approach is to use a beta-blocker like propranalol or metoprolol prior to your presentation. A number of physicians can help prescribe an appropriate med. ...Read more

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What are the results of stutter, and is there any treatment for it?

Stuttering in a 2-5: year-old can go away on its own, usually in less than 6 months. If it persists, it can hamper social communication & self-esteem, if not handled correctly. The causes & treatments of stuttering at various ages are found on http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/stuttering.htm. ...Read more

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What therapy can minimize the symptoms of stuttering?

What therapy can minimize the symptoms of stuttering?

Diff for Each person: Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and helped himself. It is often worse with nerves and anxiety, and interestingly many stutterers don't do it when they sing. It takes focus, determination, time and guidance, and usually working with somebody (speech therapist) with experience in helping others with same or similar problems. ...Read more

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How to stop stuttering without speech therapy? Is there a pill or capsule that helps?

How to stop stuttering without speech therapy?  Is there a pill or capsule that helps?

Not really : Go watch "the king's speech" dvd and watch the special features. Churchill also stuttered and helped himself. It is often worse with nerves and anxiety, and interestingly many stutterers don't do it when they sing. It takes focus, determination, time and guidance, and usually working with somebody (speech therapist) with experience in helping others with same or similar problems. ...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

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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What causes stuttering, is there any kind of cure?

What causes stuttering, is there any kind of cure?

Lack of smoothness: Production of language is quite complex. An idea is formed, then a verbal expression is developed in the language area of brain, but then the muscles of the mouth, throat, chest and diaphragm have to be in concert to produce the expressed output. If this concert is not smooth, what is produced is stutter or stammer, or dyspraxic speech. Calming and control may help. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for stuttering?

Treatment vs cure: One thing to note is that mild stuttering is normal up to about 5 yrs of age in some children. Severe stuttering may require evaluation and treatment earlier. If over 5 yr or severe, then speech therapist will help teach the person how to control. Cured... Maybe not, it might reappear in particularly stressful situations in some people, but controlled, yes. ...Read more

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Best treatment for alopesia?

Best treatment for alopesia?

Varies with cause: Alopecia can occur from a variety of causes from hair eating to cause unknown. Treatments vary with the cause. ...Read more

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Treatment of ac.Dacryocytitis?

Treatment of ac.Dacryocytitis?

Antibiotics: Oral antibiotics. Then followed by a dacryocystorhinosty (dcr) when infection resolved. ...Read more

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Is there home treatment for ed?

Is there home treatment for ed?

Yes: Losing weight and increasing exercise is the best home treatment for erectile dysfunction. Have your provider check a testosterone level to make sure it's in good range. ...Read more

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What's a good treatment for ed?

What's a good treatment for ed?

Start with herbal: As long as you don't have cardiovascular problems you can try my favorite "steel libido" from the health food store. If this fails you need to see your physician for medications and other interventions. ...Read more

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Plz give me for pile treatment.

Plz give me for pile treatment.

Piles = Hemorrhoids: There are three steps to self treating hemorrhoids (blood clots in the rectal veins). 1. Soak: keep the area clean so that infection doesn't set in. 2. Soften your stool: keep from bearing down hard when having a bm so that the clot doesn't grow 3. And finally, steroids to shrink up the inflammation. ...Read more

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Best treatment of hyperhidrisis?

Best treatment of hyperhidrisis?

Aluminum chloride: Antipersperants with aluminum chloride are good--need liquids or gels with higher concentration. The canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee treatment guidelines recommends an aluminium chloride hexahydrate salicylic acid gel as initial treatment for underarm, hand or feet. Botox can be used under the arms. Oxybutinin (ditropan) is a pill. See http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/0072. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for safety?

What is the treatment for safety?

None: Safety is the goal. Why treat it? It is not a disease or a problem. ...Read more

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What treatment is good for p.A.D.

Poor circulation: Check your lipid profile. If your cholesterol levels are elevated your doctor may want to start you on statin medication. ...Read more