Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Speech is Slurred Home Care

Home care for difficulty speaking includes:

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Avoid medications that make you sleepy.
  • Avoid sedatives and anti-anxiety medications unless prescribed by your doctor.
  • Take prescribed medications as directed:
    • Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
    • Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.

Speech is Slurred Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have difficulty speaking and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Speech is Slurred References
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