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Is there a cure for dysarthria?

There is no single cure for dysarthria. A variety of underlying causes can lead to the speech impediment, so successful treatment is tailored to the specific cause. In some cases, dysarthria may be caused by certain medications; stopping these medications may successfully eliminate symptoms of dysarthria. In cases of brain injury or stroke, speech therapy can stop or reverse language loss. If a degenerative disease is the underlying cause, controlling the disease's progression can help, but not cure, dysarthria.

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