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dystextia

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'Dystextia': Muddled texts can signal stroke, doctors say

While anyone who texts has probably sent or received weirdly illegible messages at some point, Harvard researchers point to garbled texts as one possible indicator of neurological problems.

By Dec. 31, 2012

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Selfie diagnosis: Woman captures stroke on phone as it happens

Stacey Yepes was driving home from work when she felt a sensation she knew wasn't right -- so she hit record on her smartphone.

By Jun. 19, 2014

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Nonsensical texting may be only sign of stroke

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit present a case study in which "dystexia" was the only symptom of a stroke. The patient had no trouble speaking, only texting.

By Mar. 14, 2013

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Distorted Facebook message saves woman's life

A woman is having what is believed to be a stroke. She manages to drag her laptop toward her and sends an almost incomprehensible call-for-help Facebook message to her husband.

By Dec. 31, 2012