Q: How did you meet your husband? A: I'm a pharmacist. He came to buy condoms and asked for XXXXL. And only after we got married did I realize that he stutters... A stutterer goes to his doctor for his annual check-up. His doctor says, “I just read in the latest issue of the New [...]
The two most prominent neurological abnormalities associated with stuttering: Overactive speech motor control, resulting in too much speech muscle movement, such as hard blocks, prolongations, and repetitions. DAF helps stutterers to slow down speech muscle movements. Fluency shaping therapy trains stutterers to speak with relaxed speech muscle movements. Underactive auditory processing, resulting in poor integration [...]
Ritalin and SSRI anti-depressants can increase or even cause stuttering in children and adults. For more information download our free e-book Medications for Stuttering.
School-age children can do the adult stuttering therapies including fluency shaping and DAF. The difference between school-age children and adults is who should provide the therapy. A 1996 study divided 98 children (9 to 14 years old) into four groups: Fluency shaping in a speech clinic. Teaching fluency shaping to the parents, who then provided therapy [...]
Check the dosage. Adults usually take around 300mg of thiamin. Take magnesium with thiamin. 300mg is usually what adults take. Get a nutrition test such as the Spectracell Micronutrient Panel. Stop consuming vegetable oil (canola, corn, soy, safflower, sunflower), caffeine, and chocolate.