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Injury in left hemisphere

  

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One person with injury in this hemisphere may have one or two of these symptoms, others may have several. The list below provides a summary of possible symptoms.

 

  • Sensory disturbances, weakness or paralysis on the right side of the body. Read more.



  • Impaired vision on the right hand side of both eyes. (hemianopia)



  • Speech and language problems (aphasia).



  • Difficulties in recognizing objects (agnosia).



  • Problems with daily activities, routines that used to go well (apraxia).



  • Reduced memory for verbal (spoken) matters.



  • Decrease in analytical skills.



  • Problems with chronology (in order of time, cause and effect)



  • Reduced timing and speed of skills



  • Confusing left and right



  • Difficulty in dealing with numbers, understand numbers and dealing with money



  • Become slow



  • Exhibit insecure, anxious and withdrawn behavior



  • Risk of depression



  • Chance of changing moods, easily overwhelmed by emotions

 

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