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Brodhead, WI
A 16-year-old male asked:

Can just thinking about slurred speech cause slurred speech?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 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.
Last updated Jul 23, 2019
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