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What causes dysarthria?

Dysarthria is caused by poor control of the speech muscles. Damage to the brain or the nerves that control the muscles involved in speaking can cause weakness, slowness and inco-ordination of the speech muscles. It may be the result of stroke, other injury to the brain, or diseases like Parkinson's and ALS. In adults, dysarthria is can be caused by stroke, degenerative disease (Parkinson's, Huntington's, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis), infections (meningitis), brain tumours, and toxins (drug or alcohol abuse, lead poisoning, carbon monoxide, etc.).

More information on dysarthria

What is dysarthria? - Dysarthria is an acquired neurological disorder of speech caused by damage to cranial nerves or the frontal lobe (motor cortex).
What causes dysarthria? - Dysarthria is caused by poor control of the speech muscles. In adults, dysarthria is can be caused by stroke, degenerative disease.
What're the symptoms of dysarthria? - A person with dysarthria may experience many symptoms, depending on the extent and location of damage to the nervous system.
What's the treatment for dysarthria? - Different treatment options may be explored according to the type and severity of the dysarthria.
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