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68 Possible Causes for Slurred Speech, Writing Disturbance

  • Wilson Disease

    '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] When I was first diagnosed I had slurred speech, my balance was off, I had difficulty walking and I had stiff muscles. I couldn’t sit on the ground.[wilsontherapeutics.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Difficulty in talking is evident with slurred speech. Diagnosis No laboratory tests help in diagnosing the condition.[symptoma.com] Speech changes. You may speak softly, quickly, slur or hesitate before talking. Your speech may be more of a monotone rather than with the usual inflections.[mayoclinic.org] Your speech may become soft or slurred. Parkinson's disease symptoms worsen as your condition progresses over time.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Huntington's Disease

    We present a 47-year-old male Botswana native, with a four-year-history of chorea, slurred speech, mood instability, cognitive impairment and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with HD also develop impaired coordination, slurred speech, and difficulty feeding and swallowing. HD typically begins between ages 30 and 50.[ninds.nih.gov] Not long after, Becky began to suffer the early symptoms - a twitching leg or slurred speech that was mistaken for drunkenness.[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Encephalopathy

    The patient developed symptoms of headache, slurred speech and left-sided facial weakness on the ninth day after the first dose of oxaliplatin that lasted for 6-8 hours.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech Seizures Diagnosis In addition to the symptoms and medical history, tests that may be performed include: Liver function tests Ultrasound of liver CT scan or MRI of[radiology.ucla.edu] speech with stuttering and hesitation Within months, other symptoms develop: 3, 16, 24 myoclonus asterixis movement dyspraxia seizures memory loss personality changes frank[epilepsy.com]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    Symptoms can appear gradually or all at once, and also may include uncoordinated movements, muscular weakness, stumbling and falling, slurred speech, difficulty concentrating[ninds.nih.gov] In addition to choreic movements, individuals with Sydenham chorea may develop muscle weakness, slurred speech (dysarthria), diminished muscle tone (hypotonia), tics, obsessions[rarediseases.org] His speech is slurred and vacillates between a halting and an explosive rhythm.[icd10data.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] converting phones to graphemes in series, by which errors of spelling or writing would appear in any modality of output.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in a limb, or slurred speech. Eventually, ALS affects control of the muscles needed to move, speak, eat and breathe.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Manganese Poisoning

    Numerous symptoms can arise from exposure, including tremors and shaking, problems walking, balance problems, slow movement, muscle rigidity, slow or slurred speech, sleeping[ashkinlaw.com] Parkinsonian Features - Symptoms include difficulty with movement and balance, muscle stiffness, tremors, an expressionless face, impaired writing, and postural instability[expertlaw.com] Symptoms of manganese poisoning include tremors, shakes, loss of balance, slowed movement, walking problems, impotency, slurred speech, extreme drowsiness or nighttime leg[elcosh.org]

  • Hemiplegic Migraine

    ) Visual disturbances (i.e. blurry or double vision, flashing lights, blind spots, light sensitivity , and zig zag patterns in the field of vision) Hemiparesis (weakness that[axonoptics.com] AhhhhABaby Sat 07-Mar-15 23:22:40 Yeah I had left side numbness, tingling, left side only headache, blurred vision, slurred speech.[mumsnet.com] The familial one was a seventy year old woman who was admitted with left sided weakness, slurred speech and headache.[bmj.com]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    Before treatment, the patient presented with difficulties walking and swallowing, slurred speech, moderate cognitive impairments, ataxia, ptosis, and vertical supranuclear[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (e.g., loss of balance and trouble writing or manipulating things) Difficulty speaking Seizures Behavioral problems (e.g., attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) Psychosis[rush.edu] Symptoms often include loss of movement coordination, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, seizures, paralysis, and dementia.[perlara.com]

  • Nonpenetrating Wound

    Inhalt Receptive Speech 304 Reading and Writing 323 XIV Investigation of Calculation 357 PART III REHABILITATION OF PATIENTS WITH TRAUMATIC APHASIA 371 Introductory Remarks[books.google.com] Some of the signs and symptoms of a head injury include: Blurred vision Slurred speech Headache Sleepiness Vomiting Unconsciousness Numbness in the arms of legs Seizures Head[thedentonlawfirm.com] speech weakness or numbness in the arms or legs loss of coordination increased confusion, restlessness, or agitation Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial[icd10data.com]

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