Left side paralysis, also known as left hemiplegia or hemiparesis, refers to the loss of movement or weakness on the left side of the body due to damage to the brain or nervous system. It is commonly caused by a stroke, which occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, leading to damage to the brain cells.
Left side paralysis can affect the left arm, left leg, and left side of the face. It can also affect the ability to speak and understand language, as well as cognitive functions such as memory and reasoning.
People with left side paralysis may experience difficulty with daily activities such as dressing, grooming, and eating. Rehabilitation therapy, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy, can be helpful in restoring function and improving quality of life for individuals with left side paralysis.