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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Jumbled Speech (Overview)

Jumbled speech is a clinical finding in which a person's speech is disorganized or difficult to interpret. Jumbled speech can be a symptom of neurological or psychiatric problems.


Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
21 doctors shared insights

Jumbled Speech (Overview)

Jumbled speech is a clinical finding in which a person's speech is disorganized or difficult to interpret. Jumbled speech can be a symptom of neurological or psychiatric problems.


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I have dysarthria. What are some stem cell treatments for voice/speech & throat muscle control?

I have dysarthria. What are some stem cell treatments for voice/speech & throat muscle control?

Not recommended: Stem cell treatment is far from being used clinically to treat dysarthria. Speech therapy is still the best way to improve this problem. For severe cases assist ice devices have been helpful for allowing communication. ...Read more

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How to get rid of nervousness before speech?

How to get rid of nervousness before speech?

Performance anxiety: Performance anxiety is helped most by practice and rehearsal. Toastmasters can be a forum for this. Relaxation exercises help. I will often prescribe a low dose beta blocker as Propranolol that helps prevent tremors and increased heartrate, but it can't be used with asthma. Benzodiazepines need to used very cautiously as they can sedate and cause memory problems is used excessively. ...Read more

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When I get really worried I have jumbled speech and confusion. What is this?

When I get really worried I have  jumbled speech and confusion. What is this?

Being overwhelmed: When we are under a lot of stress, for whatever reason, there is a tendency for our brains to work less efficiently. We have multiple thoughts going on at the same time, causing us to speak less than clearly and seem--and be--confused. The best approach is to stop for a bit, collect one's thoughts, and then proceed. If this happens often without stress being involved, it could be a problem. ...Read more

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When I get really worried I have jumbled speech and confusion. What is this?

Being overwhelmed: When we are under a lot of stress, for whatever reason, there is a tendency for our brains to work less efficiently. We have multiple thoughts going on at the same time, causing us to speak less than clearly and seem--and be--confused. The best approach is to stop for a bit, collect one's thoughts, and then proceed. If this happens often without stress being involved, it could be a problem. ...Read more

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Can you get jumbled speech while taking seroquel?

Can you get jumbled speech while taking seroquel?

Yes You Can: Seroquel aka qutiepine belongs to the therapeutic class of medications known as atypical antipsychotics. It is indicated in the treatmment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct to treat major depression. Impaired motor function and sedation are side effects than can occur. Both of which could lead to problems with speech. ...Read more

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Really worried, jumbled speech, confusion. Could they be due to depression?

Get evaluated: Are these new symptoms or something you've experienced before? Did you start taking any new meds? In any case, these symptoms are too broad to give you a definitive answer. Contact your primary care doctor, get evaluated to rule out anything physical going on. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve my speech if I have dysarthria?

Speech therapy: If you possess structural complications over head and neck, perhaps get an opinion from an otolaryngologist, and consider that some jaw dental disorders may play a role. A speech therapist can often transform even chronic and resistant dysarthria. ...Read more

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Any ideas of speech improvement for dysarthria?

Any ideas of speech improvement for dysarthria?

Neurological deficit: Dysarthria is a neurologic problem of cranial nerves 9, 10, 12 which impairs the ability to speak normally. I am not sure how much improvement is possible but a speech therapist may be able to help. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dysarthria (Definition)

Dysarthria is also known as Difficulty talking. Dysarthria is a clinical finding in which a person has trouble talking because of a problem with the muscles or nerves ...Read more