Don't Miss

10 Most Common Symptoms of ALS

Slurred Speech

3. Slurred speech

Slurred speech occurs as a result of muscles deteriorating around the neck and jaw, but many people also report slurred speech as one of the early symptoms of ALS. This occurs simply because of the disruptions to neural transmission from the spine and back, making it difficult to make the precise movements with the tongue and lips that make the wide range of sounds we need to communicate properly.

About Staff Writer

Our staff writers have expertise in a wide variety of areas. Each article that they write is thoroughly researched.