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Causes of Dysarthria

Dysarthria is caused by many different conditions that involve the nervous system. These include:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Brain tumors
  • Degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's, Huntington's, and Lou Gehrig's disease/ALS, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy
  • Excessive use of alcohol or drugs
  • Long-term use or some medications