I have developed a condition that makes it difficult to speak. I get breathy and sometimes run short of breath. Could this be a dysphonia condition or a stress and anxiety issue? 10% of the time I’m ok. Who can I see for help?
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replied May 31st, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !

I went through your query and i understand your concern. Dysphonia which you are mentioning is a neurological disease and usually happen after stroke where person is not able to speak . Difficulty to speak and Getting short of breath at such young age with no Prior history is likely anxiety and panic attack . Most of the time Anxiolytics help and supportive therapy improves the symptoms .Cognitive behavioural therapy also helps .Try to fight with your anxiety in a natural way your psychotherapist will help you with that .There is nothing to worry about. But firstly get evaluated by a physician to rule out any other medical cause of this shortness of breath .

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