Aphasia Symptoms And Causes

Aphasia is a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate. It can affect your ability to speak, write and understand language, both verbal and written.

Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury. But it can also come on gradually from a slow-growing brain tumor or a disease that causes progressive, permanent damage

Aphasia Symptoms

Speak in short or incomplete sentences

Speak in sentences that don't make sense

Substitute one word for another or one sound for another

Speak unrecognizable words

Not understand other people's conversation

Write sentences that don't make sense

1. Difficulty speaking 2. Trouble understanding speech 3. Difficulty with word recall 4. Problems with reading or writing

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