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Why do I have "good" and "bad" days?

People with aphasia say that it is very usual to have some "good" days and some "bad" days. The following things can affect their day:

  • Being tired
  • Feeling unwell
  • Being rushed
  • Feeling down

Sometimes there is not an obvious reason for having a bad day. Relatives say that they have learnt not to talk about complicated or difficult topics on these days. Come back to it later.

There are more ideas for making conversation easier in "Better Conversations"

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