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Dr. Prabhakaran Krishnan

Speech Therapist, Bangalore

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Dr. Prabhakaran Krishnan is a popular Speech Therapist in Chandra Layout, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Karans Rehab Centre in Chandra Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prabhakaran Krishnan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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When I want to talk to my mom who lives in london sometimes my voice will not come?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
When I want to talk to my mom who lives in london sometimes my        voice will not come?
There is some fear that comes up that is crippling you to kind of loose your voice. Can you identify what that fear is all about? how has your relationship with her been for all of these years? why is she in london? if you have been too close to her and have not broken out of that closeness in a healthy manner, you are likely to have feelings in that separation: it is called separation anxiety. I recommend that you meet with a female counselor and deal with the feelings that are disturbing you. I see this as a purely emotional disturbance and it can be sorted out quite reasonably. If your mom has been a strict person and has curbed any intimacy, there can be this type of reaction too. It can get further complicated if your father has any kind of role to play in all this too. Please explore all of these possibilities with the counselor and regain your confidence in talking to mom: she is after all your own mom and there should be no inhibitions in that relationship ever. She is and was your primary caretaker and that relationship should always be easy and smooth.
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I am 19 years old. My voice is too much heavy than other boys I think that it is happening due to cough ,I have to make it normal what to do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, - Your problem could be due to chronic cough - do steam inhalation twice a day - do warm salt water gargles three times a day - avoid cold fluids including aerated drinks, have more of warm fluids tea, coffee, milk, soup - mix a teaspoonful of turmeric powder in a cup of warm milk & have twice a day - take tablet levocetrizine, 10 mg, 1 tablet daily in the evening - have a well balanced diet with more of fruits & vegetables, whole grains & protein foods to boost your immunity.
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Hello my name is Himanshu Bjndal. I am 14 years old .I have the problem of stammering. I feel very hesitation in talking to someone. I don't able to speak things that I know. Help me to get rid of this problem.

MEM , Diploma in geriatric, MBBS
General Physician, Panchkula
Hi lybrate-user first of all become confident look ion the mirror and practise reading aloud for half an hour then contact me.
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I am talk in parrot voice all are laughing at me so how I am talk in correct voice please help me.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Secunderabad
Lybrate-user, you are just at adolescence stage of your life. Till this period girls and boys have similar voice features. During this period of lyf voice use to get changed. Till the age of 15-16 years of age the voice use to get change. Wait and watch for a year. You may find a change in your voice. Be in continuos supervision with the speech therapist.
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I am having lisping (Tutlana) problem from childhood. Gradually, it has decreased at large but still there are some letters with similar pronunciations which when I speak doesn't comes good. Such as: Tamatar, Talwar, and many others which I can't remember right now. Please suggest, how can I treat myself?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please have speech therapy and regular practice at home Take Saraswatarishta 20 Ml twice daily with water for 3 mths Have 4 almonds daily soaked over night, in water Re Consult me on lybrate after 30 days
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Speech therapy me kya hota hai, aur kitna total kharch aata hai, aur insan kitne din me poori tarah thik hota hai?

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Secunderabad
Speech therapy is a rehabilitation program for the persons who have speaking problems or speech errors. In speech therapy clinician will give therapy as per the problem is concerned. Also its a time taking task. Speech therapy requires time as per the severity of the problem to get it resolved. Cost may be dependent on how you are taking a therapy. I. E. Home visit or you r visit therapist at their workplace. Also the no. Of therapies in a week like twice or thrice as per suggested by the clinician. Basically its time taking process. But there is no other alternative for speech problems except speech therapy. Please visit your nearest slp.
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My son(age 3. 5 years) has started stammering recently. How can we get out of it? please advise.

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Patiala
Dont scold him more often for it. Its a developmental process and if after a year he continues then consult a speech therapist nearby. Make him read.
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I am 30 years old. I used tobacco last 5 years. Now I facing some problem like difficulty in speaking. Due to dry mouth and irritation on tongue I can not speak fluently. Is this curable?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Stop tobbaco get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night get regular check ups by a maxillofacial surgeon maintain meticulous oral hygiene least or no spices.
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I having stammering problems my age 33 kindly suggest me please I need to speak fluent.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Jaipur
Hi, stammering might be due to some anxiety provoking condition as well as it can be treated. For that you have to visit a psychiatrist as well as speech therapist. You will definitely get help from them.
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Sir I am suffering from stammering from my childhood please help to cure from this problem.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Dear first time properly speech and language assessment by speech therapist breathing exercise by different types air small and long sentence slow speed speaking exercise mirror in front slow speed speaking words and sentence exercise.
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When I speak in front of audience I stammer, but when I personally converse with people I speak fluently. Is it due to fear of audience that exists inside me? I even read the newspaper loudly everyday. Will that help me solve my problem?

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Reading the newspaper loudly does help with the stammering but not with regard public speaking and its fears. This is the number one fear of all people. Even the most successful speakers admit to this problem. In fact the first 90 seconds are most frightening. The heart beat races to doubles the normal: 144 times a minute. So you are advised to prepare a good opening sentence to launch you off to a good start. The fear is generally centered around rejection: am I good enough? Will people like me? Will people know more than me? Etc. A host of self-conscious comparisons that only make you feel inferior. When the whole world is in the same boat, take heart and learn some basic techniques to overcome this stage fright. Join a Toastmasters club in your town and develop your public speaking skills and experience. Also remember some little rules: look for some pleasant face in the audience, look over the audience, prepare yourself well, talk simply, understand that you can only talk on what you know not on some grand made-up design of yours, there are always others who are better than you, pray before you speak, and so on. Focus on the three areas of public speaking according to their importance: Presentation and appearance (20%), audience (30%), and content (50%). You probably have fear from childhood that has not been resolved and is tending to find an outlet in your mouth to make it stammer. You could meet with a counselor to settle this matter. There are a lot more points but space constraints do not permit me to be more elaborate.
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Sir. I am ajeet yc from Vijayapur. Now I am studying MCA final year. I have stammering problem. Will you please help me to speak. I am speaking good but some of words start with k, s, p, q, etc I struggled on this spells.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear, welcome to lybrate. Stammering is" speaking with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words" or" say something with difficulty, repeating the initial letters of words and with sudden involuntary pauses" stammering could be due to two reasons. First reason is vocal cord misalignment. Second is psychological performance anxiety. First of all you should consult an ent specialist and evaluate your vocal chords. If there is problem, ent specialist will be able to correct it. If there is no problem with your vocal chords, the best option is stammer therapy. Take care.
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Hello doctors! Sometime it is difficult for someone to understand what i'm speaking due to generation of high amount of saliva in my mouth. I don't able to speak in clear voice. Pls suggest me the solution to speak in clear and effective voice.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. Hyper salivation is excessive production of saliva. It has also been defined as increased amount of saliva in the mouth. There are various medical condition underlining the hyper salivation. I suggest you to consult a physician first. Take care.
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My issue is. From childhood I suffering from stammering problem. Now am 26 year old now also I can't speak properly. I just depressed from this from. Childhood. If I start to speech anything with others or any other places to talk in public automatically I getting fear of talk very badly. And start to get body full of shivering. Then that moment I can't speak a single word from my mouth. Can I get relief from stammering. Any hope I get please do inform. Any treatment centres in bangalore. India. Send me address. Where can solve my problem. and live my happy life.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
My issue is. From childhood I suffering from stammering problem. Now am 26 year old now also I can't speak properly. ...
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.
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Ways To Get Hoarseness Treated!

MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Ways To Get Hoarseness Treated!

Hoarseness in the simplest sense means, 'hoarse voice'. It may be defined as an abnormal voice change. It is experienced in the form of strained, rough, thick, harsh and grating voice. Variations can be felt even in the loudness and pitch of the voice.

Hoarseness is a temporary infection associated with the larynx, which is also known as the voice box in animals as well as humans. Vocal cords are present inside the voice box. Depending on the vibration of the vocal cord, different sounds are produced.

What are the general causes of hoarseness?

Hoarseness may be caused by common cold, viral infection, cough, irritation due to screaming, smoking, allergy, thyroid problem, acute laryngitis and benign tumor. In adults, the stomach asset comes up to the throat causing hoarseness. Heartburn can also be one of the causes.

When hoarseness arises due to common cold and cough, it will last for 2 to 3 days and will subside using cough suppressant and home remedies like salt water gargling, drinking hot milk with turmeric and pepper powder. As cough or cold suppress, hoarseness will also reduce.

When to see an Otolaryngologist (ENT specialist)?

Serious infections in ear nose and throat are treated by an otolaryngologist. It is very essential to consult this specialist if hoarseness lasts for more than 2 to 3 weeks; pain in ENT is not due to cold or flu, coughing up blood, lump in the neck.

Evaluation: The medical specialist starts his diagnosis by physically examining the vocal cord. Flexible light weight fiber optic tube scope is also used to visually examine the larynx area. Videotaping, acoustic analysis is also done to study voice irregularities, airflow to guide treatment.

How can hoarseness be treated?

The mode of treatments depends on underlying the cause of the problem. The patient may be advised:

  1. In most cases, hoarseness can be treated just by resting your throat or modifying the use of your voice.
  2. To avoid smoking or passive smoking
  3. Referred to a speech therapist to improve sound of voice.
  4. In case of benign tumor the nodule or polyp is removed by surgery.

How can you prevent hoarseness?

We've all heard the phrase, 'prevention is better than cure'. Alas, it is. Preventing hoarse voice and throat is a much better option than treating it. Here are some tips on how to prevent hoarseness:

  • Avoid smoking
  • Avoid overconsumption of caffeine and alcohol.
  • Consume plenty of water
  • Avoid eating spicy food.
  • Avoid speaking loudly for long intervals of time.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Sir I am suffering from throat infection since 3 years. I have consulted with many doctors. But there is no improvement. By profession I am a teacher and I have to speak every time. May be this is the reason of problem. I feel itching and irritation in my throat every time. Can you advice me something.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Sir I am suffering from throat infection since 3 years. I have consulted with many doctors. But there is no improveme...
Common cause of an itchy throat then is dehydration which causes the throat to become dry and hoarse as the body can no longer produce mucus. The obvious solution to this dehydration is to drink water. Similarly other behaviours can strain your throat – such as shouting loudly, singing loudly (and using incorrect technique – and snoring. Some medicines (antidepressants among others) and smoking which coats the throat in tar .
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While speaking English I m stammering and repeating the words, but when I talk with my friends I m taking better Like one situation, I m talking with my teacher well in English than suddenly I remember, I have stammering problem I don't want to start again stammering Then I start stammering, because the fear of stammering. What should I do to overcome this problem It's a actually disease, or my mind creativity And this is problem start since my child hood. When I taking with my teacher I start stammering even though in my native Language

M.Sc - Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
Stammering is not a disease. It occurs due to lack of confidence and fear. Whenever you talk to someone forget that you have this problem and be fluent. Even while talking if you feel like stammering ignore it and continue talking. Whenever you are stuck in between just pause for a while or cough and later continue. By doing this no one can notice. Try this and let me know. The best thing is to practice talking in front of the mirror.
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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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My 11 year old child suffering from stammering, since last 7 years. He can talk clearly with his friends but he is not wconfident when he meets a stranger. He hesitates in doing more conversation any one. What can we do?

Master of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (M.A.S.L.P.), Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Chennai
Contact a speech-language pathologist nearby your place.They can help you after assessing your child.
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