You may have seen in the news recently that Bruce Willis has stepped back from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia. This is one of the symptoms experienced by some people with MS but what is it exactly?
Difficulty finding the right words or forming sentences is known as dysphasia or aphasia. In Multiple Sclerosis it is caused by disruptions in the parts of the brain that control your thought, short-term memory, verbal fluency or attention. Does that sound familiar to you?
You can find out more at www.mstrust.org.uk/a-z/dysphasia and there they share some tips at www.mstrust.org.uk/resources/staying-smart/language