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120 Possible Causes for Dropping Things, Slow Speech

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    OBJECTIVE: The aim of this work was to evaluate the preprogressive phase in subjects with radiologically isolated syndrome (RIS) who evolve to primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). METHODS: A multicenter RIS cohort was previously established. Demographic, clinical, and radiological characteristics of subjects[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] or difficult speech purple patches or pinpoint dots (rash) on the skin decreased urination or blood in the urine Interferon beta-1a may cause other side effects.[nlm.nih.gov] We offer several treatments to slow the progression of MS and will work closely with you to manage symptoms.[loyolamedicine.org] […] infection unexplained weight gain or loss feeling cold or hot all the time blackening of skin or drainage at the injection site red or bloody stools or diarrhea stomach pain slow[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    […] or abnormal eye movements Irregular gait and abnormal posture and balance Difficulty with speech or swallowing Cognitive impairments are also a component of Huntington’s[houstonmethodist.org] […] involuntary movements and a loss of control in voluntary actions: Involuntary jerking or writhing movements; this is the chorea component Rigid or contracted muscles (dystonia) Slow[houstonmethodist.org]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    As symptoms progress, the person may appear clumsy and drop things or fall frequently. Eventually, the uncontrollable, jerky, and irregular movements develop.[medicineonline.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    speech ( n 21; 8.20%), imbalance ( n 25; 9.77%) Passive ( n 43; 16.80%), somnolence ( n 62; 24.21%), slow speech ( n 72; 28.13%), impossible assess balance ( n 78; 30.47%[academic.oup.com] […] with every drop it distills, it remains the most effective tool we have with which to access the truths that lie buried in the core of our souls and reside in the subliminal[chabad.org] Confusion, slurred speech. Internal (stomach and intestinal) bleeding. Slowed breathing. Stupor (decreased level of alertness), even coma. Unsteady walking.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    A high concentration of alcohol in the blood causes symptoms, such as: slurred speech slowing of reflexes a decreased ability to control bodily movements difficulty concentrating[healthline.com] To simplify things, say you had 10,000 drops of blood, each in its own compartment.[teenchallenge.ca]

  • Hypoglycemia

    speech Convulsions Unconsciousness Treatment Immediately eat or drink something containing "quick acting" sugar.[uihc.org] . — Korin Miller, SELF, "6 Things That Can Cause Your Blood Sugar to Spike or Drop," 23 Feb. 2018 These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news[merriam-webster.com] Nervousness Hunger Dizziness Faintness Pounding heart Personality change Confused thinking Impatience Crankiness Numbness of lips and tongue Headache Blurred Vision Slurred or slow[uihc.org]

  • 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] "You drop things or you can't grasp things as you might have been able to do in the past," she said.[web.archive.org] […] problems, such as a slow or abnormal speech pattern (slurring of words) Voice changes, hoarseness Other findings include: Depression Muscle cramps Muscle stiffness, called[nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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:[nlm.nih.gov] “I know sometimes he wishes he could pull me up some hill, drop me at the end and sprint away, but there are little things he does for himself where he finds happiness.[web.archive.org] Rigid or stiff muscles Muscle aches and pains Low blood pressure when you stand up Stooped posture Constipation Sweating and not being able to control your body temperature Slow[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    It may cause the eyelids to droop, the head to drop, a person may drop things or fall to the ground. Usually, the person will remain conscious.[efepa.org] In some children, only their head suddenly drops. After a few seconds to a minute the child recovers, regains consciousness.[efepa.org]

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