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Home Remedies For Dysarthria
Uncover cause: Likely best to see a neurologist. There are multiple problems which can cause this, and treatment follows diagnosis. ...Read more
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Treatment for slurred speech my sister forget her medicine for 2ds pressure went so high cause a slurred speech she is on medication but will go away?
Rest is best: Most of the time, the symptoms will go away over time. Sometimes, it does take a few weeks to get back to normal. Most physicians will recommend physical and intellectual rest, meaning to stay out of work, school, and abstaining from any activities for a few days at least. If you have any other concerning symptoms or things aren't getting better, please see your physician. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Having slurred speech and pressure in left temple daily. Is there a treatment. Currently taking 3 100mg of zonisamide daily. Not helping.?
Tell your doctor: Please let the doctor who prescribed this know what is happening. That's the only way that adjustments can be made in treatment. I'm sure you appreciate that symptoms involving your brain and mot good to ignore or give time. It is also important w/ BP issues and diabetes to check for risks of stroke. Make an appointment asap. Take care of yourself - best wishes! ...Read more
Does my husband have pneumonia? High fever 102, bad dry cough, difficulty talking and hard to breathe, achey and body pain, fatigue & exhaustion, just home from cruise and came on hard 24 hours ago?
I can't predict: You didn't mention the cause of your dysarthria but if it's reversible, then potentially your speech issues can be fixed (right?). However, if your dysarthria is caused by a stroke, it's less likely, at least not w/o extensive ; intensive speech therapy. In fact, you should ask your st for his/her opinion. ...Read more
Dysarthria: Dysarthria can be caused by many issues and some of them are serious (stroke, masses, etc). See your regular doctor for an evaluation. It usually improves with time in most cases but some issues can be permanent. ...Read more
Definition: Difficult or unclear articulation of speech that is otherwise linguistically normal. ...Read more
Can be improved: Speech therapists help immensely, and are very successful with dysarthria. Occupational therapists may provide additional support. Some medications, such as Ritalin (methylphenidate) may improve dysphasia, and occasionally help dysarthria. So, lots of support out there. Get involved in a rehab program. ...Read more
Lack vs garbled: Aphasia is lack of ability to communicate. Dysarthria is garbled or unintelligible speech. Both are common complications of a stroke. ...Read more
Motor neurons....: Dysarthria is a condition in which you have difficulty controlling or coordinating the muscles you use when you speak, or weakness of those muscles. Dysarthria often is characterized by slurred or slow speech that can be difficult to understand. A brain tumor can impinge on the areas of the brain responsible for coordinating speech. ...Read more
Maybe: I have discovered in medicine that many things can happen in car crashes. If it was violent enough I guess a pressure wave from air being rapidly pushed out if your lungs may injure them. Or more likely an injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve in your neck would cause your vocal to be paralyzed. ...Read more
Spastic dysphonia: Botox is generally the best treatment for pure isolated spasmodic dysphonia. Dysarthria is a different issue. Sounds like you need to see a laryngologist and a neurologist ...Read more
TBI general injury:
Traumatic brain injury is usually a problem that involves the entire brain. Some specific areas may be involved, but this is not very common.
Speaking difficulties (dysarthria) occur when a very small part of the brain is affected, and it is located in an area where this does not happen very often. ...Read more