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Can this high amount of stress cause speech difficulties like stuttering?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Yes

Many people stutter and stammer during periods of stress.

In brief: Yes

Many people stutter and stammer during periods of stress.
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes.

I was so tempted to put "y-y-y-e-s-s" in the headline but restrained myself just in time.
Look stuttering can be a terrible affliction and hard to overcome. And yes, stress makes it worse by overriding the ability to regulate it as well. Good luck. Speech therapy may help.

In brief: Yes.

I was so tempted to put "y-y-y-e-s-s" in the headline but restrained myself just in time.
Look stuttering can be a terrible affliction and hard to overcome. And yes, stress makes it worse by overriding the ability to regulate it as well. Good luck. Speech therapy may help.
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