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  • Transient Aphasia: Causes of Temporary Aphasia It’s an unnerving experience to lose your ability to communicate, but it’s not that uncommon. Aphasia can occur anytime the speech center of your brain is obstructed in some way. Permanent aphasia is the result of brain damage, while transient aphasia can be caused by any ... Continue Reading
  • Trapped In Your Own Mind: What It’s Like to Live With Aphasia Few people can truly imagine how difficult it would be to live a life unable to communicate with their loved ones. Unfortunately, there are some people who do not have to imagine. For the countless individuals living with aphasia, struggling to communicate even the simplest ... Continue Reading
  • What’s Normal During Stroke Recovery? A stroke is a serious medical condition which can occur with little warning. Since it impacts in a vital organ, the brain, it’s no surprise that immediate medical attention is needed to prevent loss of life. After the initial medical event has been stabilized, a new process ... Continue Reading
  • How to Cope: Helping an Elderly Parent After a Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, may not be your first concern when caring for the older loved one in your life. Instead, heart disease, diabetes, and dementia are most likely what come to mind. Unfortunately, as one ages, the chances of TBI increase, so it is important to ... Continue Reading
  • What to Eat After a Stroke: Diets to Reduce Stroke Risk There are no good strokes, but the best stroke is the one that never happens. Of course, sometimes that’s not an option. As older adults have a greater risk of strokes , it is important for them to do what they can to prevent having a stroke in the first place, or take care ... Continue Reading
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