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Hi, I have noticed latley that...
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I have noticed latley that I seem to be slurring at least 2 -3 times threw out the day. I also can't seem to get my thoughs in order when telling a story.
I don't understand what has caused this to happen. I am generally very shy and get nervous around people; but I have always been like that and did not seem to slurr my words before. I do have morning headaches but they pass during the day. I also do have a slow active thyroid which I am treating with medication. If I need to see a doctor what type should I see and is this a very big concern?
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You should see a neurologist.
Here is a list of the causes.
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Brain injury
  • Brain tumor
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Head injury
  • Huntington's disease
  • Lyme disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Stroke
  • Wilson's disease

Some medications, such as narcotics or sedatives, also may cause dysarthria.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
do you thing I should definatley see a doctor and that this is a concern?
Doctor: khagihara, Doctor replied 8 years ago
You should see a doctor. Slurring is not normal.
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