Symptoms of Stroke
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During a stroke, blood stops flowing to part of the brain. This can damage areas in the brain that control the rest of the body. Call 911 and get help right away if any of these symptoms come on suddenly, even if the symptoms don’t last.
What Is Aphasia?
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Aphasia is a loss of language skills. It may happen if the brain is damaged. This usually happens after a stroke. It can also happen from brain injury, tumors, or neurological disorders.
What Is Dysarthria?
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Dysarthria is a speech problem caused by a weakness or a lack of control over muscles in the face, mouth, and respiratory system. Dysarthria may be congenital (present at birth) because of a disorder such as cerebral palsy or the result of a stroke or brain injury.