Stuttering (also known as stammering) is an involuntary speech disorder that involves disinclination’s and involuntary repetition and prolongation of certain sounds. This includes abnormally elevated activity in the muscles that involve in speech production such as lips, jaw, tongue, and vocal folds.
Facts about Stuttering and Its Cures
Stammering can ruin the life of the affected individuals if it is not treated. It is a significant disorder. It is easy to treat; however, it is difficult or almost impossible to cure it. Stutters can talk in a fluent manner when they are alone or by modifying the style of speaking by concentrating only on their speech. There are many treatments available for stuttering. Some of them are breathing exercise, energy medicine, herbal remedies, homeopathic remedies, hypnosis, and so on. The medical practitioners use these medications to strengthen the mental state and to build self-confidence.
Breathing Exercises and Yoga
Certain yoga postures such as Suksham Vyayama, Surya Namaskar, and Simhasana and some breathing exercise such as Bhastrika, Nadi Shodhana, and Pranayama seem to very effective in treating stuttering. Oxygen deficiency is one of the causes of stuttering. Yoga and breathing exercises will help you avoid stuttering by providing more oxygen and reducing your stress level.
There are certain energy medicine kits such as GSR (galvanic skin response) available in the market, which are believed to be effecting in treating stuttering. Most of the kits contain CD, DVD, and booklet to teach you how to use the kit.
Herbal Remedies as Stuttering Cures
A few coriander seeds and a quarter teaspoon of palm candy (a candy obtained from palm tree) can chewed along with 3-4 dried leaves (or powdered leaves) of the herb Gotu Kola (also known as Brahmi, Centella asiatica) on a regular basis (twice or thrice a day, until you get rid of stuttering) will give better result in controlling stammering.
Some of the homeopathic remedies are very effective alternative medicines in treating stuttering. You can use these homeopathic medicines successfully for treating stuttering and for many other psychological symptoms, which are associated with stuttering. However, you must consult a homeopath before you start using these medicines, as homeopathic medicines are unique.
Hypnosis as Stammering Cure
Many speech therapists are using hypnosis for treating speech disorders. Various triggers (e.g. mental condition in certain situations) induce stammering; hypnosis help to bring down the influence of these triggers by teaching you behavioral methods and meliorating self-confidence.
A speech impediment is not a disease; it is just a disorder. You can easily get rid of this problem by following the above-mentioned stuttering cures.