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Bruce Willis Disease: Is It A Long Road To Recover?

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Bruce Willis' decision to call time on his long acting career after being diagnosed with aphasia recently has brought attention to this rather uncommon condition.

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People with Aphasia have difficulty communicating vocally or in writing because of a neurological disorder. According to the National Aphasia Association, it affects around 2 million Americans

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With "much contemplation," Bruce is moving away from the career that has meant so much to him, read the post's final sentence.

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In the majority of cases, a stroke-induced brain injury is to blame for aphasia. An infection or degenerative disease like Alzheimer's can also lead to this condition.

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Actor Bruce Willis, well known for his roles in Die Hard and The Sixth Sense, celebrated his 67th birthday earlier this month.

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It's also possible for people to progressively lose their ability to speak because of an infection, Boxer explained.

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The symptoms of aphasia can vary, as can the severity of those symptoms. According to the National Aphasia Association, the illness can "make contact with the patient practically difficult" in its most severe forms.