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Aphasia: Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
By Olivia DiPede Your Health

Aphasia: Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Aphasia is a condition that affects your ability to communicate and is often the result of damage to an area of the brain. Aphasia can have different symptoms depending on what area of the brain was damaged, but can affect how you speak, talk, read and write. Follow along as we outline everything you should know about aphasia including the types, symptoms, causes and treatment.

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Be Mindful of These 6 Brain Atrophy Symptoms
By Jeff Hayward Your Health

Be Mindful of These 6 Brain Atrophy Symptoms

Also known as cerebral atrophy, this can occur as a result of many diseases of the brain (including strokes, traumatic brain injuries, Alzheimer’s, and others), resulting in a loss of brain neurons (and brain mass). The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke notes brain atrophy can be generalized – meaning the entire brain has […]

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7 Aphasia Therapies and Treatments to Talk About
By Jeff Hayward Your Health

7 Aphasia Therapies and Treatments to Talk About

Aphasia is the inability to properly communicate orally or through writing, usually as the result of a stroke or another medical problem. Symptoms can range from leaving out key words from sentences to losing the ability to differentiate between truth and sarcasm, and it can be very frustrating and limiting to the sufferer. The good […]

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Spelling Out 7 Symptoms of Aphasia
By Jeff Hayward Your Health

Spelling Out 7 Symptoms of Aphasia

Aphasia typically refers to difficulty communicating, whether it’s comprehending what someone is saying, or speaking without making sense to the recipient. It’s commonly associated with a stroke, as some patients experience the problem after a medical episode. However, stroke isn’t the only cause of aphasia – it could also point to a developing brain tumor, […]

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