A 16-year-old male asked:
Can just thinking about slurred speech cause slurred speech?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Neurology 36 years experience
Not usually: Many things can cause slurred speech. With certain neurological conditions that cause slurred speech focusing on the problem can make it worse. (We also see this with stammering and stuttering ). The list of conditions that cause the various types of slurred speech is lengthy. (From degenerative conditions to complicated migraine, stroke, focal seizure, poisonings and intoxication.
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Last updated Jul 23, 2019
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