Our expert says:
A Speech Therapist could advise you properly here. Its actually quite typical of people with a speech problem like stammering, that it gets worse when they are nervous, and may even disappear when they feel relaxed and at ease. Similarly, most people havwe no problem when they are singing, rather than speaking.
But if this is mainly a part of a general combination of nervous symptoms when attention is focussed on you and when you have to speak in public, this sounds most like a Social Anxiety Disorder.
The good news is that it responds very well to proper treatment - CBT style talking therapy, and perhaps some medications. This approach can help you feel comfortable, maybe even to enjoy opportunities to talk in public,
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