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Some people with Parkinson’s experience changes in voice, volume or pattern of speech. People who experience changes in their speech might notice them more often in the presence of other symptoms such as stress and anxiety or when their Parkinson’s medication is yet to ‘kick in’.
Voice and speech changes differ between individuals, examples of speech changes reported by people with Parkinson’s include:
- Coherence of speech
- Fluency of speech
- Hoarse voice
- Modulation of voice
- Quiet voice
- Uncontrolled speech