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Dr. Abhay Kumar

Speech Therapist, Delhi

Dr. Abhay Kumar Speech Therapist, Delhi
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Dr. Abhay Kumar is a renowned Speech Therapist in Mehrauli, Delhi. You can visit him at Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mehrauli, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Abhay Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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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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My voice is rough and unpleasant and too slow. Even I feel so bad when I try to speak something what can I do for a sweet voice.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
the pitch of voice is determined by lots of things like genetics, hormones, etc. Males are usually appreciated for thick husky voice, and females for sweet voice. I am surprised u want a sweet voice, like female. U can t do anything about nature, so enjoy what u have and live happily
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Sir, I have a big problem of nervous. At a normal time. I feel normal. But. At any public place I feel nervous. Nd increased heartbeat, and whole body trembled. Also feel some problem of speaking. Before that time it was not at all. Plzz suggest what to do.

MD - PHYSCIAN
General Physician, Delhi
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I have a big problem of nervous. At a normal time. I feel normal. But. At any public place I feel nervous. Nd in...
Thanks for posting your query. First you need support from your family and friends, from people who are near you and can help you while in danger. In such cases is better combine pharmacotherapy with psychotherapy. Also you can add to your daily routine relaxation techniques, better if you will consult psychiatrist who can advice you above mentioned combination of medication and psychotherapy. I appreciate that you have noticed your problem early. Please do write back in case you have follow up queries to ask.
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Doctor, I don't know what's going on with me. M getting short tempered, some of my friends told me, my words polite less, rough. I speak always louder, which I can't control, please help me. I want to be a good person, please tell me what should I do to control my self.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Do meditation and yoga daily. Concentrate more on your work. Take sleep of at least 8 hours. Take homeopathic nux vomica 200 daily one dose at night for one week to resolve excess anger and give me a feed back after one week.
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I am 21years old man and I have stammering problem and my rate of speech is very high can you please tell me what should I do for come out of this problem. Is there any medicine for this. Regards Harsh sharma.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Secunderabad
Lybrate-user there is not as such medicine for this problem. Just speech therapy activities can be used to treat these problems. Stuttering is a 100% curable problem. With the speech therapy techniques you can get rid of this problem.
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I have stammering problem since childhood. High stage fear. Fear.tension for this problem causes fever headache also.

M.Sc Applied Psychology, Advanced Diploma Child Guidance & Counselling
Psychologist, Delhi
Dear Lybrate User For stammering issue kindly consult speech therapist he/she may help you. It seems that this issue of stammering may be causing stage fear. May be because of your stammering you may feel inhibited to talk and effecting your personality and mental health. Try speaking in front of mirror daily 2-3 lines so that it can boost your confidence. Also you need to understand that stammering is just your limitation. you may have several other strengths. trying using these strengths to overcome your fear or limitation. The motivation to change should come from within otherwise change will difficult. All the best
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stop it, speak without a abnormal break...

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
What is stuttering?

Stuttering affects the fluency of speech. It begins during childhood and, in some cases, lasts throughout life. The disorder is characterized by disruptions in the production of speech sounds, also called" disfluencies" most people produce brief disfluencies from time to time. For instance, some words are repeated and others are preceded by" um" or" uh" disfluencies are not necessarily a problem; however, they can impede communication when a person produces too many of them.

In most cases, stuttering has an impact on at least some daily activities. The specific activities that a person finds challenging to perform vary across individuals. For some people, communication difficulties only happen during specific activities, for example, talking on the telephone or talking before large groups. For most others, however, communication difficulties occur across a number of activities at home, school, or work. Some people may limit their participation in certain activities. Such" participation restrictions" often occur because the person is concerned about how others might react to disfluent speech. Other people may try to hide their disfluent speech from others by rearranging the words in their sentence (circumlocution), pretending to forget what they wanted to say, or declining to speak. Other people may find that they are excluded from participating in certain activities because of stuttering. Clearly, the impact of stuttering on daily life can be affected by how the person and others react to the disorder.

What are signs and symptoms of stuttering?

Stuttered speech often includes repetitions of words or parts of words, as well as prolongations of speech sounds. These disfluencies occur more often in persons who stutter than they do in the general population. Some people who stutter appear very tense or" out of breath" when talking. Speech may become completely stopped or blocked. Blocked is when the mouth is positioned to say a sound, sometimes for several seconds, with little or no sound forthcoming. After some effort, the person may complete the word. Interjections such as" um" or" like" can occur, as well, particularly when they contain repeated (" u- um- um") or prolonged (" uuuum") speech sounds or when they are used intentionally to delay the initiation of a word the speaker expects to" get stuck on"

Some examples of stuttering include:

" w- w- w- where are you going" (part-word repetition: the person is having difficulty moving from the" w" in" where" to the remaining sounds in the word. On the fourth attempt, he successfully completes the word.)
" ssss ave me a seat" (sound prolongation: the person is having difficulty moving from the" s" in" save" to the remaining sounds in the word. He continues to say the" s" sound until he is able to complete the word.)
" i'll meet you - um um you know like - around six o'clock" (a series of interjections: the person expects to have difficulty smoothly joining the word" you" with the word" around" in response to the anticipated difficulty, he produces several interjections until he is able to say the word" around" smoothly.)
How is stuttering diagnosed?

Identifying stuttering in an individual's speech would seem like an easy task. Disfluencies often" stand out" and disrupt a person's communication. Listeners can usually detect when a person is stuttering. At the same time, however, stuttering can affect more than just a person's observable speech. Some characteristics of stuttered speech are not as easy for listeners to detect. As a result, diagnosing stuttering requires the skills of a certified speech-language pathologist (slp).

During an evaluation, an slp will note the number and types of speech disfluencies a person produces in various situations. The slp will also assess the ways in which the person reacts to and copes with disfluencies. The slp may also gather information about factors such as teasing that may make the problem worse. A variety of other assessments (e. G, speech rate, language skills) may be completed as well, depending upon the person's age and history. Information about the person is then analyzed to determine whether a fluency disorder exists. If so, the extent to which it affects the ability to perform and participate in daily activities is determined.

For young children, it is important to predict whether the stuttering is likely to continue. An evaluation consists of a series of tests, observations, and interviews designed to estimate the child's risk for continuing to stutter. Although there is some disagreement among slps about which risk factors are most important to consider, factors that are noted by many specialists include the following:

A family history of stuttering
Stuttering that has continued for 6 months or longer
Presence of other speech or language disorders
Strong fears or concerns about stuttering on the part of the child or the family
No single factor can be used to predict whether a child will continue to stutter. The combination of these factors can help slps determine whether treatment is indicated.

For older children and adults, the question of whether stuttering is likely to continue is somewhat less important, because the stuttering has continued at least long enough for it to become a problem in the person's daily life. For these individuals, an evaluation consists of tests, observations, and interviews that are designed to assess the overall severity of the disorder. In addition, the impact the disorder has on the person's ability to communicate and participate appropriately in daily activities is evaluated. Information from the evaluation is then used to develop a specific treatment program, one that is designed to:

Help the individual speak more fluently,
Communicate more effectively, and
Participate more fully in life activities.
What treatments are available for stuttering?

Most treatment programs for people who stutter are" behavioral" they are designed to teach the person specific skills or behaviors that lead to improved oral communication. For instance, many slps teach people who stutter to control and/or monitor the rate at which they speak. In addition, people may learn to start saying words in a slightly slower and less physically tense manner. They may also learn to control or monitor their breathing. When learning to control speech rate, people often begin by practicing smooth, fluent speech at rates that are much slower than typical speech, using short phrases and sentences. Over time, people learn to produce smooth speech at faster rates, in longer sentences, and in more challenging situations until speech sounds both fluent and natural" follow-up" or" maintenance" sessions are often necessary after completion of formal intervention to prevent relapse.
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I have problem to talkbanybody infrolnt of mirror. When I talk my lips n my voice become sobloudly. And my eyes going off.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
I have problem to talkbanybody infrolnt of mirror.
When I talk my lips n my voice become sobloudly.
And my eyes going...
Hello this is due to decreased self confidence you should meditate and increase confidence. Smart dressing boosts confidence firm hand shake boosts confidence bold handwriting boost confidence. So try to do these.
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I am suffering from stammering problem. How can it can be cured sometimes I do not stammer but sometimes I do, so can you please help me out of this problem. Thank you.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, You are advised to join the speech therapy classes. Repeat those words on which you stammer , means words which are not clear and don't hesitate after some time if you practice well then your speech will become better.
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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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My daughter is 20 years old .she is stammering from last 12 years. She can sing without stammering but while talking she stammers. Is there any medicine .or exercise. Or anybody can suggest good Dr. Pls help.

D.H.l.S.,BASLP, B.ED. S.E.
Speech Therapist, Delhi
Advice:- speech and language assessment 100% stammering should be o.k. only 15 and one months Not medicines only single treatment speech therapy
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I am in teaching profession and I have to speak for 8-9 hours daily so I want to know that is it medically correct to speak for 8-10 hours daily.

General Physician, Hyderabad
voice misuse and overuse puts you at risk for developing benign vocal cord lesions (see below) or a vocal cord hemorrhage. 1.vocal cord polyp 2.vocal cord nodule 3.vocal cord cyst You can do the following 1.see that you do not abuse your voice like yelling ,shouting etc... 2.take deep breath between lectures 3. take some time everyday where you do not talk . Take care .
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My son is 3 years & 11 months old he always repeat what ever we say same thing repeat he always like to watch rhymes he always sings rhymes in home we generally speak Telugu and English but if we say something will not focus at all and is there any problem and required speech therapy and we feel that he is not able to understand how to answer. Please suggest anything wrong in my baby.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My son is 3 years & 11 months old he always repeat what ever we say same thing repeat he always like to watch rhymes ...
At this age child is quote competent to express himself. It appears he lacks in this field. Alone speech therapy is not helpful. His wt 13 lbs is very-very low even if I take it as 13 kg, he is under wt. He requires thorough examination.
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I am 19 years old and I have a stammering problem from my childhood its create lots of problem for me. I use lots of methods and medicine but all methods and medicine not beneficial for me please suggest me some perfect medicine for stammering . Or suggest me is there any requirement for speech therapy and I am not always stammering , I am stammering only special alphabet like as S ,P, T , please contact me as soon as possible.

Masters in Audiology And Speech Language Pthology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Hi, you need to consult a speech language pathologist (slp) also called as speech therapist who would do an informal and formal tests to identify your problem and diagnose your condition and also help you in treating your speech problem with an appropriate plan. Stammering does not have any medicinal cure but you can also speak better with therapy by a certified speech therapist. There is no allopathic remedy for this.
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I am suffering from cold all time and my voice is low and not cleared and I cannot speak loudly. What I can do.

D.H.l.S.,BASLP, B.ED. S.E.
Speech Therapist, Delhi
I am suffering from cold all time and my voice is low and not cleared and I cannot speak loudly. What I can do.
Speech and language assessment properly speech therapist daley exercise by sweet hot water bubbles aa, ee, uu, ah, ah sound high pitch exercise continue.
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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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I am suffering from stammering and I am 19 years old, female. While at home and talking to other people I stammer less but whenever I find myself in public places when I have to face public and speak I stutter alot and sometimes I have blockage due to which I am unable to even speak, I also get nervous and my stomach also hurts while speaking, I also start making faces while speaking and it gets difficult to take out words out of my mouth. So should I consult a speech therapist or a Public speaking and Personality development course ?I am confused.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am suffering from stammering and I am 19 years old, female. While at home and talking to other people I stammer les...
Dear lybrate-user, You can consult a speech therapist and attend a personality development course. Add, a clinical psychologist to the list. Those therapists know the extent of your problem and their limitations. At some stage, they may refer you to a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist may offer an antidepressant and/or anxiolytic drug for few months in addition. I hope you have done ENT check up.
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I am a Marketing professional. Most of the time I am very calm and normal. When I see some wrong things I becoming violent and once I become angry I loose my control and speak whatever it comes and do whatever it may be and this status will be last not more than 10 minutes. Kindly suggest some treatments and some medicines for it.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Being otherwise calm and but at times having an uncontrolled anger outburst for few minutes that you later regret, is suggestive of either a personality problem, impulse control disorder or underlying agitated depression. These are just possibilities which can be evaluated and managed accordingly by consulting a psychiatrist. At times unresolved mental stress may also lead to such symptoms'i would therefore suggest you to consult a psychiatrist for the same. Try mental relaxation exercises like deep breathing for 15-20 minutes, yoga or meditation etc.
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Daily I have to talk and listen to my clients at my office. I use my voice a lot. But at the end of the day I feel pain in my throat. I hydrate throughout the day. Pls tell me what to do to improve my voice box and not to pain. I don't want to take medicine. Visited Dr. many times but didn't see much improvement. Thanks.

MD - Psychiatry, Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychology , MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
Daily I have to talk and listen to my clients at my office. I use my voice a lot. But at the end of the day I feel pa...
If you are meeting your clients personally speak in low volume voice you will not get exhausted early.
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