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Speech loss!

By Anonymous January 20, 2012 - 7:49pm
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I'm trying to find any concrete information on stress & puedeou aphasia, confusion, short-trem memory loss. History of depression, anxiety & P.T.S.D.

Has anyone heard of this or know of specific place(s) of information?

I was completely agrammatical / aphasiac, yet it would wax & wane.. Not indicative of stroke nor did tests support CVA or TIA either.

Sincerely needed and appreciated, Kathy

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I have a similar condition and it's said to be caused by stress and anxiety. Have a look at Conversion Disorder (specifically Hysterical Aphonia/Fluctuating Dysphonia). I realise this post is a few months old so hopefully you're better by now but mine has been going on for 18 months. If you are still ill, try psychotherapy, anti-anxiety tablets, antidepressants and relaxation techniques such as meditation. I don't know if they'll work for you but that's what I was told.

November 15, 2012 - 4:58am
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Hi Anonymous,

I recently went to a convention about stress induced illnesses and the best answer is none. Stress can cause so many different things in different people, it was an amazing sight to see. Each and everyone of us will treat and deal with stress on different levels so it is hard to pinpoint this as an exact science.

However, what I can provide you is information about aphasia which you can find more information here http://www.medicinenet.com/aphasia/article.htm.

Have you had your brain examined for possible causes? Depression and stress are often related and can be diagnosed and treated usually by pharmaceuticals although exercising has become a better practice.

I hope this information helps at least a little. Concrete information on stress is too up in the air as “stress” itself is hard to measure scientifically.

Keep us posted.


January 21, 2012 - 10:01am
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