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254 Possible Causes for Myoclonic Jerking, Slurred Speech

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The earliest symptoms of Lou Gehrig's Disease may include: Tripping and falling Hand weakness or clumsiness Weakness in your leg, feet or ankles Slurred speech or trouble[disabled-world.com] Other early symptoms vary but can include tripping, dropping things, abnormal fatigue of the arms and/or legs, slurred speech, muscle cramps and twitches, and/or uncontrollable[alsa.org]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Delirium tremens is the most severe form of withdrawal and manifests with deep confusion, slurred speech, uninhibited behavior, staggering gait, delusions, vivid hallucinations[neuro-la-cote.info] speech Staggering Measurable effects on motor and emotional control centers Loss of balance Blurred or double vision Urinary incontinence Sedation Amnesia 0.40 Lapses in[americannursetoday.com] […] abilities, judgment, attention span, and memory More improvement in mood Increased sociability and self-confidence 0.15 Irresponsible behavior Euphoria Delayed reactions 0.20 Slurred[americannursetoday.com]

  • Wilson Disease

    jerking similar to that seen in progressive myoclonic syndrome.[web.archive.org] 'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[dailymail.co.uk] […] or whites of eyes (jaundice) Easy bruising Swollen liver and spleen Behavioral changes Stiff muscles Uncontrollable tremors Slow or repeated movements Trouble swallowing Slurred[nm.org]

  • Insulinoma

    Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info]

  • Hypoglycemia

    In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org] If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] speech unusual tiredness or weakness What causes hypoglycemia?[beyondtype1.org]

  • Datura Stramonium Poisoning

    We describe the case of a boy who had slurred speech, fever, hallucinations, tachycardia, dilated pupi… Poisoned after Dinner: Dolma with Datura Stramonium.[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Disseminated Cryptococcosis

    On physical examination, the patient was found to have features suggestive of cellulitis with minimal slurring of speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    speech or facial droop.[slideshare.net] jerks Twitching Choreiform movements 3.[clinicaladvisor.com] Loss of Coordination Loss of coordination, clumsiness, and muscle weakness, slurred or difficult speech can be serious symptoms resulting from neurological and other bodily[amphetamines.com]

  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    The myoclonic jerks occur rarely in EMA. They are usually mild and are freqently restricted to the upper extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A patient taking anticonvulsant medications requires monitoring for toxic signs: nystagmus, ataxia, lethargy, dizziness, drowsiness, slurred speech, irritability, nausea,[checkorphan.org] All of these patients were contacted and asked specifically about myoclonic jerks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    These effects lead to the familiar signs of drunkenness: difficulty walking, slurred speech, memory lapses, and impulsive behavior.”[drugrehab.org] An overdose on alcohol can range in severity from problems balancing and slurring speech to coma and death.[highlandridgehospital.com] speech Staggering Measurable effects on motor and emotional control centers Loss of balance Blurred or double vision Urinary incontinence Sedation Amnesia 0.40 Lapses in[americannursetoday.com]

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