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1,595 Possible Causes for Dementia, Slurred Speech

  • Stroke

    The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical[curlie.org] Stroke is a strong, independent, and potentially modifiable risk factor for all-cause dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Difficulty in talking is evident with slurred speech. Diagnosis No laboratory tests help in diagnosing the condition.[symptoma.com] […] disease dementia (PDD), together known as the Lewy body dementias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease dementia include: depression sleep disturbances delusions confusion hallucinations mood swings slurred speech changes in appetite changes in[healthline.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    […] volume after starting to speak loudly, slurring speech, stiffness or rigidity of the muscles in the trunk that may result in neck or back pain, stooped posture, stooped posture[parkinsonsdisease.net] […] or Lewy body dementia.[alz.org] Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease dementia include: depression sleep disturbances delusions confusion hallucinations mood swings slurred speech changes in appetite changes in[healthline.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These syndromes range from frontotemporal dementia to behavioral or cognitive syndromes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Autophagy; Autophagy-related genes; Disease-associated genes; Frontotemporal dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Boxer's Dementia

    Clinically CTE is characterised by mood and behavioural changes, memory loss, executive dysfunction, slurred speech and Parkinsonism.[thebadgeronline.com] What is Dementia Pugilistica?[healthlifemedia.com] Both may have been the case with Ali, who was already showing signs of Parkinson’s—slurred speech and uncoordinated movements—before his last fight.[time.com]

  • Organic Brain Syndrome

    Physical symptoms: Restlessness , Tremor ,Ataxia ,Slurred speech ,Incontinance.[slideshare.net] Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal dementia are all forms of progressive dementia.[nmihi.com] In moderate or severe cases of TBI, there may be convulsions, seizures, lack of coordination, and slurred speech. Infection – Symptoms of brain disease are dramatic.[consumerdangers.com]

  • Syphilis

    The dementia is of a frontal type with prominent apathy, elation, attentional deficits and memory impairment.[alzheimer-europe.org] Estevez RF: Neurosyphilis presenting as rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure with subsequent irreversible psychosis and dementia. Psychosomatics 2006;47:538-539.[oadoi.org] Clinical features include progressive dementia, which is frequently accompanied by psychotic symptoms, personallity change, dysphoric or elevated mood and striking lapses[alzheimer-europe.org]

  • Barbiturate Overdose

    speech hypoventilation combativeness Fatality caused by a barbiturate overdose is rare, but complications are not.[healthblurbs.com] (2018/7/9) 【論文】Sakata N, Okumura Y (corresponding author): Thyroid function tests before prescribing anti-dementia drugs: A retrospective observational study.[blue.zero.jp] The signs and symptoms of Barbiturate Intoxication and Overdose may include: Slurred speech Delayed thought process Altered level of consciousness Fatigue, drowsiness Shallow[dovemed.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    speech Fatigue Dizziness Tingling or pain in parts of your body Problems with sexual, bowel and bladder function When to see a doctor See a doctor if you experience any of[mayoclinic.org] […] instrumental activities of daily living (TIADLs) have been useful to bridge between cognitive testing and real-world functioning in disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and other dementias[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With the increasing awareness of cognition dysfunction in MS, molecules such as apolipoprotein and proteins in the amyloid precursor protein pathway implicated in dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    We describe a 17-year-old boy with slurred speech, mild motor delays and learning disability diagnosed with atypical A-T in the setting of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ataxia-telangiectasia usually progresses to paralysis, dementia, and death, typically by age 30.[merckmanuals.com] Onset usually occurs between 1 and 2 years of age with abnormal head movements and loss of balance, followed by slurred speech and abnormal eye movements.[orpha.net]

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