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I have a problem for about a year or just over. It started with slight slurring on a daily basis. But then it gradually became more chronic. No other symptoms as such. The more chronic this became the more the anxiety built up anyway after just getting on with life. I thought this is not getting better. Have always followed a good diet with a few naughtys here and there. Have always exercised. Weight has gone up and down a bit went to see doctor as the slurring was accompanied by chronic sensation of dry mouth. Getting to the stage that I can no longer hold a conversation as my mouth cannot seem to keep up with my brain. Having trouble reading aloud seem to get muddled as I go on as if I wax drunk sometimes. Anyway to cut a long story short after having blood tests to rule out other things. They came back fine. Eventually referred to speech therapist who I thought was great. She asked a few things noticed I spoke fast which I think could be anxiety she caught me on a good day.
My wife had a cold about six weeks before and a tickly cough which I caught, the thing was that I never got rid of the cough. Which I seem to get when I lay down. Also leading up to this for the last few months I have had trouble in the throat having trouble getting food down choking feeling sometimes. A bitter taste in mouth especially in bed in the morning. No heartburn as such. The speech therapist said she thought I had LPR she referred back to GP.
I am now on lansoprazole and gaviscon advanced for about 2 weeks now. Which I know is not long but the dry mouth is terrible now, although the dentist and doctor said that my mouth was not ot particularly dry. The last year or so has been not great with having a discectomy in March which went great. But before that I was in alot of pain and was popping the pills. Naproxen, codeine etc just to have some sort of relief. Could it be that that's caused this with my digestion. Anyway I think I am going to ask for an endoscopy when I go back to see the GP as these pills you get prescribed just give you more problems,
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