Aphasia is a language disorder caused by damage in a specific area of the brain that controls language expression and comprehension. It leaves a person unable to communicate effectively with others.Both genders are affected equally and most people with aphasia are in middle to old age.
Aphasia is caused by damage to the language-dominant side of the brain, usually the left side and may be brought on by:
It is currently unknown if aphasia causes the complete loss of language structure or if it causes difficulties in how language is accessed and used.
The main symptoms of Aphasia include:
Treatment for Aphasia depends on certain factors, such as: