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1,092 Possible Causes for Dementia, Slow Speech

  • Alzheimer Disease

    […] to developing dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Article First Online: 26 April 2007 Abstract The incidence and prevalence of dementia are increasing. Dementia is a major cause of disability.[oadoi.org] , primary progressive aphasia, semantic dementia, Lewy body dementia, subcortical dementia, and vascular dementia.[oadoi.org]

  • Stroke

    […] language problems Slow, cautious behavior Memory loss Rehabilitation following a stroke may involve a number of medical specialists; but the early diagnosis of a stroke,[aans.org] Stroke is a strong, independent, and potentially modifiable risk factor for all-cause dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When what he tried to say came out garbled, many people assumed he was either mentally slow or a foreigner with limited English.[nytimes.com]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    S - Speech difficulty: Speech may be slurred or slow T - Time to call 911: If someone experiences these symptoms, they need medical attention immediately, even if the symptoms[livescience.com] People who drink more than this run a higher risk of stroke, high blood pressure, liver disease and dementia.[netdoctor.co.uk] People who drink more than this run a higher risk of stroke, high blood pressure , liver disease and dementia .[netdoctor.co.uk]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    […] blinking Difficulty swallowing Drooling Slowed, quieter speech and monotone voice No expression in your face (like you are wearing a mask) Movement problems may include:[medlineplus.gov] […] disease dementia (PDD), together known as the Lewy body dementias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spectrum of Lewy body dementias: relationship of Parkinson’s disease dementia to dementia with Lewy bodies. In: Emre, M, ed.[doi.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    Non-motor symptoms include: problems with smell anxiety depression vision problems fatigue cognitive changes, such as memory loss or slow thinking insomnia problems with speech[medicalnewstoday.com] […] or Lewy body dementia.[alz.org] Living With Parkinson's Disease As Parkinson's develops, a person who has it may slow down and won't be able to move or talk quickly.[kidshealth.org]

  • Binswanger Disease

    Other prominent features of the disease include urinary incontinence, difficulty walking, clumsiness, slowness of conduct, lack of facial expression, and speech difficulty[prep4usmle.com] Clinically, Lacunar Dementia presents with gait difficulties, urinary incontinence, parkinsonian features, pseudobulbar palsy, emotional incontinence and dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Frequent pauses in your speech while searching for words Slow speech Difficulty repeating phrases or sentences Progressive Nonfluent-agrammatic Aphasia (PNFA) Difficulty[alzheimersweekly.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Symptoms of ALS include progressive muscle weakness beginning in the limbs, muscle twitching and cramping, slowed speech becoming progressively harder to understand, difficulty[brainfoundation.org.au] These syndromes range from frontotemporal dementia to behavioral or cognitive syndromes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In a physical exam, your neurologist will also look for the signs of ALS, including: Muscle weakness, often on only one side of the body Slurred or slowed speech and other[webmd.com]

  • Boxer's Dementia

    […] in thinking, dysarthric speech, and slow, uncertain movements, especially of the legs. epileptic dementia a progressive mental and intellectual deterioration that occurs[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] What is Dementia Pugilistica?[healthlifemedia.com] The report noted that boxers who suffer from this condition will commonly experience tremors, slowed movement, speech problems and confusion.[protectthebrain.org]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    The patient's language was characterized by AOS, with slow speech rate, prolonged intervals between syllables and words, decreased articulatory accuracy, sound distortions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, the subcortical dementias can be clearly distinguished clinically from cortical dementias, other than frontal dementias.[doi.org] […] or stiff movements Speech difficulties, such as low voice volume, not able to say words clearly, slow speech Stiffness and rigid movement in the neck, middle of the body,[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    These abnormalities progressed over the years with slowing of voluntary movements, rigidity of limbs and dystonic posturing. Speech was slurred.[jpgmonline.com] Serial assessments of a 29-year-old woman showed progressive dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intermediate forms manifest onset in first decade with slow progression or onset in second decade with rapid progression.[genecards.org]

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