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What is Aphasia? Bruce Willis Diagnosis Stepping Away From Acting Career

What is Aphasia? Bruce Willis explains about Diagnosis.

On Wednesday Bruce Willis family announced he will be stepping away from his acting career after Aphasia Diagnosis.

“To Bruce’s amazing supporters, as a family we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities. As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.”

“[O]ur beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities,” Rumer Willis wrote on Instagram in a joint statement from Bruce Willis’ family.

“As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him,” she added.

What is Aphasia

  • Aphasia is a languadisorder that occurs after damage to parts of the brain.
  • Anyone can have aphasia, and it affects men and women equally.
  • “Die Hard” and “Pulp Fiction” actor Bruce Willis’ recently announced aphasia diagnosis highlighted the language disorder.

 

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What is aphasia?

Aphasia is a disorder that comes from damage to parts of the brain responsible for language, according to the National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders.

Aphasia can affect the way a person expresses language and understands it. The disorder can also affect reading and writing.

Men and women are affected equally by aphasia, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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