Is there a cure for stuttering?

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There is no definitive cure for stuttering. Most children who stutter while learning to speak will grow out of it by the time they reach adulthood. While five percent of children stuttered at some point while learning to speak, less than one percent of adults continue to have the problem. If you do have long-term problems with stuttering, though, there are treatment options available that have been known to help people overcome their stutter.

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Voice Disorders

Voice Disorders

Some of the most common symptoms of voice disorders are a change in your voice (it becomes either deeper or raspy), you have trouble singing, your throat feels raw or itchy and you find yourself repeatedly clearing your throat. Th...

ese symptoms can be caused by inflammation, respiratory infection, growths on your vocal cords or just by overusing your voice if you are for example a professional singer or a member of a cheerleading squad. If you develop a voice disorder, you may want to see an otolaryngologist to determine the cause of your voice problem.
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