Dysarthria Treatment

Can this condition be treated? What Dysarthria treatment options are available? Learn more below about the current treatments available to patients.

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  • Medications
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How to Treat Dysarthria


Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Treatment options include the following:

  • Addressing the cause of dysarthria, such as stroke
  • Working with a speech language pathologist, which may focus on:
    • Doing exercises to loosen the mouth area and strengthen the muscles for speech
    • Improving how you articulate
    • Learning how to speak slower
    • Learning how to breath better so you can speak louder
    • Working with family members to help them communicate with you
    • Learning how to use communication devices
  • Changing medicine



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Learn what Dysarthria is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Dysarthria Causes
Causes
What causes Dysarthria? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Dysarthria Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Dysarthria? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Dysarthria Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Dysarthria Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Dysarthria symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Dysarthria Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Dysarthria
Screening
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Dysarthria.
Dysarthria Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Dysarthria Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Dysarthria? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Dysarthria Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Dysarthria treatment options are available?
Dysarthria Care
Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Dysarthria Doctors
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Do you need to contact a doctor about Dysarthria? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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