Living with lost words: Struck by aphasia after a stroke

It is estimated that nearly 3,000 individuals here are diagnosed with aphasia every year,
It is estimated that nearly 3,000 individuals here are diagnosed with aphasia every year, PHOTO: ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL

SINGAPORE - Former physical fitness trainer Sherwin Tang was conducting a workout session at a gym in 2015 when all of a sudden, he had trouble speaking in a coherent manner.

Thinking he was tired, he decided to drive home to rest but during his commute, he experienced a sudden weakness in the right side of his body.

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