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Dr. Adithya Karthik

Speech Therapist, Bangalore

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Dr. Adithya Karthik is a trusted Speech Therapist in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Lifesound Speech & Hearing Clinic in Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Adithya Karthik on Lybrate.com.

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I am 66 years old. Since last 11 years I am suffering depression problem The cause of my depression was my son After his MBBS study he went to USA for further study I can not say that I have tremendous affection for him and at the same time I was also ready to stop his career . At present my depression level is very low I have to take depression medicine every day in night My son and his wife are now well settled On 5th Feb. 2016 I became grand father My grand son name is VIHAN From 4th Feb. To 28 July I was at USA At present I am in India and freckly speaking I am quiet normal I have diverted my life toward spirituality and at present I am follower of Lord Swaminarayan My question is can I free from taking drugs.

L L. B..,, M.Sc psychy,, N L P, P.G.D.G.C, M.S psychotherapy,, M.A child care, M A, clinical psy, M.A,social psychiatry,, M.Phil., psychology., Ph.D .,psychology
Psychologist, Vijayawada
I am 66 years old. Since last 11 years I am suffering depression problem The cause of my depression was my son After ...
You lead your life very systematically. When your son is in us then you feel depression. Now he is very near to you. So no need of any medicine. If we stop medicine anything happen that is your fear. It has no reason. When we feel happy. It is better to stop medicine. Spirituality is good now. If you have any fear regarding this. Better to attend psychological counselling sessions. They will tell to you. How to lead your present status. Your life style modification. It helps to you very much. It reduces depressive status. It has no side effects. So better to take the help of a very good psychologist. Be sociable and be friendly with your friends and family members. Feel always comfortable and happy it always helps to you very much. Ok all the best.
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My son is a adhd kid. He has some speech delay also. What is the best way to treat him. Are there any special schools for him.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Stimulants such as methylphenidate and amphetamines are the most common type of medication used for treating adhd. Although it may seem counterintuitive to treat hyperactivity with a stimulant, these medications actually activate brain circuits that support attention and focused behavior, thus reducing hyperactivity. In addition, a few non-stimulant medications, such as atomoxetine, guanfacine, and clonidine, are also available. For many children, adhd medications reduce hyperactivity and impulsivity and improve their ability to focus, work, and learn. Medications also may improve physical coordination. However, a one-size-fits-all approach does not apply for all children with adhd. What works for one child might not work for another. One child might have side effects with a certain medication, while another child may not. Sometimes several different medications or dosages must be tried before finding one that works for a particular child. Any child taking medications must be monitored closely and carefully by caregivers and doctors. Stimulant medications come in different forms, such as a pill, capsule, liquid, or skin patch. Some medications also come in short-acting, long-acting, or extended release varieties. In each of these varieties, the active ingredient is the same, but it is released differently in the body. Long-acting or extended release forms often allow a child to take the medication just once a day before school, so he or she doesn't have to make a daily trip to the school nurse for another dose. Parents and doctors should decide together which medication is best for the child and whether the child needs medication only for school hours or for evenings and weekends, too. For more information about stimulants and other medications used for treating mental disorders, see the nimh mental health medications webpage. The food and drug administration (fda) website has the latest information on medication approvals, warnings, and patient information guides. What are the side effects of stimulant medications? the most commonly reported side effects are decreased appetite, sleep problems, anxiety, and irritability. Some children also report mild stomachaches or headaches. Most side effects are minor and disappear over time or if the dosage level is lowered. Decreased appetite. Be sure your child eats healthy meals. If this side effect does not go away, talk to your child's doctor. Also talk to the doctor if you have concerns about your child's growth or weight gain while he or she is taking this medication. Sleep problems. If a child cannot fall asleep, the doctor may prescribe a lower dose of the medication or a shorter-acting form. The doctor might also suggest giving the medication earlier in the day, or stopping the afternoon or evening dose. Adding a prescription for a low dose of a blood pressure medication called clonidine sometimes helps with sleep problems. A consistent sleep routine that includes relaxing elements like warm milk, soft music, or quiet activities in dim light, may also help. Less common side effects. A few children develop sudden, repetitive movements or sounds called tics. Changing the medication dosage may make tics go away. Some children also may have a personality change, such as appearing" flat" or without emotion. Talk with your child's doctor if you see any of these side effects. You can ask for special schools in your area.
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Speaking problem as word doesn't come quickly to my mind. I cannot contruct a little long sentence. I have to speak in very short sentences which some times don't fully express what I really want to say.

MBBS, Diploma in Hospital Administration
General Physician, Amritsar
Dear lybrate-user, Consult sm speech therapist. Dt will really help you. Just tell me 1 thing, do you sweat a lot on your palms and soles. Feel free to contact me if you need further information.
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I am not able to speak the word properly start with'R' or the words end with'ED' like created, related. Please guide.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
Hello, This problem can be solved by Collection of Exercises, Speech therapy, treatment and home cure 1.Exercises are effective in treatment In general, exercises are meant to provide strength to the organs associated with speech including tongue, lips, jaw, trachea and lungs. Kindly consult to good speech therapy clinic 2.Deep breathing exercise are very effective 3.chewing Indian gooseberry, Almonds, Black pepper, Cinnamon and dried dates are known to clear speech congestion 4.This problem can be solved by Meditation i can give you address of rajyoga meditation center near your house (this is free of cost) Consult me for further Management
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My father is 85 years old and he is facing problem in his vocal code his voice volume is also decreasing day by day. In morning the voice is even better but as the day passes his struggle increases. We consulted a Dr. too he mentioned the decease as " Left v.c. Palsy" he gave following medicines for 7 dayz. 1 Tab defect 12 mg (Twice a. Day) 2 Tab Neurobion force 3 Tab dompan Please sir tell me in detail what decision should we take according to his age.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Kolkata
My father is 85 years old and he is facing problem in his vocal code his voice volume is also decreasing day by day. ...
If your father is having left vocal cord paralysis, investigations should be done to know the cause. If no cause is found ( idiopathic) one can hope for recovery with voice therapy within 1 to 3 months. Oral steroids may be tried.
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I an 18 years old boy suffering from puberphonia. I decided to take voice therapy. Did puberphonia completely cure by voice therapy?

Psychiatrist, Kolkata
It will automatically cure as you will grow older and be a man. So, don't worry. It's a temporary condition.
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I am 30 year old I have speech problem some words I cant speak clearly eg l and s.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Hyderabad
Speech therapy from a well qualified professional will solve your problem. Misarticulation errors in speech can be corrected.
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Help you Speech Therapist!!

Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Its often heard in clinical practice of speech language pathologists and other medical professions about the negative opinions about a/many speech language pathologist (s).

Not many look at the reasons for these disconnections from a service provider and the customer. Most of the efforts to understand this quote two main reasons

Economical constraints and
Unavailability of speech language pathologist (slp).

However, there are more reasons both sides. But its up to you to decide to waste your time reasoning or utilize best the available services.

To the care takers:

He/she is your kid, but not the speech pathologist's - being a parent, your role is central in helping the slp to help you to help your kid.
You need to communicate whats your needs are to the slp. They will tell you if its possible or not. You can ask questions till your doubts are cleared.
Don't be vague in your expectations. It will only hurt you when slp's goals are no way matching your because your slp is working step by step while you are already thinking about the end bypassing the whole process. Ask what can be expected or what is practical.
Slp can not produce results over night, unless he/she is a god or magician.
Each speech pathologist targets the same skills in their own way. Don't impose things by comparing two slps. It can not be measured in mg. In ones comfort zone, efficiency is maximum.
Consistently attend the therapy and then there is chance of improving your understanding about the improvement or reasons if there is no improvements.
Knowledge is good. Share it but not compare.
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Hi, I'm suffering from stuttering which makes me to feel uncomfortable while speaking to my colleagues and friends. Request you give me a tips / suggest a medical treatment to get rid of this problem permanently. Thanks in advance.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Stammering can be made lesser only and only by Speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, I'd suggest you to visit a Psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it. Hope your query is answered. Feel free to ask if you have any doubts. Wishing you good health.
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I am student. Want to know how to counter stress and depression. I also get nervous to quickly and also problem while speaking and also have bad relation with mostly everyone, I don't speak too much nd speak to slowly.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am student. Want to know how to counter stress and depression. I also get nervous to quickly and also problem while...
Dear MR Arishdeep.....try Homeopathic NATRUM MUR 200, 5 drops in water thrice daily in empty stomach for at least 1 month......you must report about your changes after 1 month
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I had vocal nodule and recovered from it in around eight months, but still I can't sing. Whenever I try, I feel tightened muscles. Neither I can go high nor low. Even in normal speaking I sometimes feel tiredness. I also had polyp and runny nose which stopped my singing initially. I also have to clear my throat now which I never had earlier. Please suggest me something. I want to sing as soon as possible. I will be very thankful to you.

Master of Surgery, Post Graduate Diploma in ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Thane
"For Sinus and Nose problems, try taking steam inhalation for 3 times a day. To know how to take steam, please read instructions below to know - how to take steam inhalation for best results. If problem is not solved in 2-3 days, you may need additional medicines. Techniques to steam 1) Boil a pot of water. 2) Pour water into a large flat pan or bowl. If you use a casserole, water will remain warm for longer duration. 3) Place your head over the bowl at a distance of 1 feet. 4) Cover your head and bowl with a large towel (like a tent), take long breath through your nose and breath out through mouth. Take a break every 1-2 minutes until you feel relatively cooler. Do it for 10 minute twice or thrice a day. If you feel that the treatment is getting too much for you, raise the towel so that fresh air is brought into the area and breathe through your mouth a couple of times and then resume Take care - Take all precautions while dealing with hot water. Also, keep children away and wan others that you are dealing with boiling hot water. Other way is - by an Electric steamer available in market and take steam through it. It is more convenient. "
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Dear doctor's I am suffering from'cystalia' (abnormal speech, like my name is mahaveer but I told like" ma ma mahaveer" and seriously I have ashamed to talk with others. Please doctors please suggest me to solve this problem. Please.

Masters in Audiology
Speech Therapist, Jaipur
I think you have stuttering problem just consult with a good speech therapist definitely your problem will solve.
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Since childhood I speak very fast and some times I feel difficult in speaking few words. How to reduce it.

Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Dear lybrate-user, speaking fast is a common phenomenon. However, if it makes your speech unclear, its always a problem. In order to be clear, you need to slow your speed of speech. Practice reading news paper with slow speed. Make it your habit. Explain your problem to your friends who understand you and practice slow speaking with them as much as possible till you get used to it. Always remember, your speech is not clear because you speak fast. Thank you.
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Sir I have problem of stammering please give me any suggestion. Or any medicine. Information.

Master of Speech Language Pathology
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Hi, I am sorry to say there are no proved medicines for stammering but practicing fluent talking methods like speaking slow and monitoring your stammering. You need to be patient and practice the guidelines given by your speech pathologist. You may do the following: 1. Speaking slow (not low volume but less speed) 2. Reading slow (not low volume but less speed) thanks.
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Sir mai haklake bolta hu ,mere parents bhut pareshan hote hain. Ki humara beta haklake bolta hai. please koi treatment btaye thik krne ka.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Stammering can be made lesser only and only by Speech therapy. So you should take the help of a speech therapist. Also, I'd suggest you to visit a Psychologist as confidence plays a great role in dealing with this problem. I'd suggest you to speak very slowly, word by word. People may make fun of this but believe me, slowly you'll get better at it. Hope your query is answered. Feel free to ask if you have any doubts. Wishing you good health.
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I do stammer nd my voice is not clear like others nd sometimes I found difficulty with some particular words .I hv inferiority. Complex of this prblm but I talk very confidently to everyone .does this prblm has permanent solution? Or I will suffer from this throughout my life.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Stammering is typically recognised by a tense struggle to get words out. This makes it different from the normal non-fluency we all experience which includes hesitations and repetitions. Commonly it involves repeating or prolonging sounds or words, or getting stuck without any sound (silent blocking). Sometimes people put in extra sounds or words. Often people lose eye contact. Some people who stammer talk their way round difficult words so that you may not realise they stammer at all. This avoidance of words, and avoidance of speaking in some or many situations, is an important aspect of stammering. Stammering varies tremendously from person to person and is highly variable for the person who stammers who may be fluent one minute and struggling to speak the next. Get an mri brain and eeg with a psychiatrist evaluation. It can be dramatically improved, if it s due to anxiety. All the best.
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My friend son is one and a half years old. He is yet to speak. He says only amma and Appa. Is there any therapy techniques available in market for speech? please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, don't worry , wait for some more time , some kids have delayed mile stones. you should keep on practising with him at home.He will start speaking all words gradually. Now you can give him BC no. 21 , 3 tabs twice daily. Thanks.
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Hello Drs. My 6 and half year old younger daughter is still unable to understand the normal life. As per blood test and all she used medicines like SOMAZINA, LEVIPIL, ATTENTROL AND SYP BRAINWISE ETC., FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS, PHYSICALLY SHE SO CUTE AND NOBODY CAN IMAGINE THAT SHE DOES NOT UNDERSTAND. SHE ONLY SPEAKS MUMMY, PAPA NANNI LIKE THAT. SPEECH THERAPY ALSO DONE FOR ONE AND HALF YEARS BUT NOT SATISFIED RESULT. DR TOLD SHE WAS ATTACKED BY RUBELA VIRUS. MY QUESTION IS VERY SIMPLE , THAT CAN SHE SPEAK AND CAN LIVE LIKE A NORMAL KIDS? PLS ADVISE

Masters in Speech Therapy
Speech Therapist, Delhi
She needs to learn everything through speech and language therapy, special education and may be she needs occupational therapy. Through intensive training she can Learn and live like normal people although not hundred percent normal but near to that life. But can't say anything clear without seeing her. This is only on the base of condition you explained. Therapies will go for a long time and leave good results. If you are from Delhi.You can show her to me.
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I am feeling so nervous. I have a problem of stammering. How can I be free from stammering?

MCh - Neurosurgery, MBBS
Neurosurgeon, Chennai
Stammering is a common problem and it is easily treatable. You need to have guidance from a voice specialist and also constant practice.
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