A stunning diagnosis: takotsubo cardiomyopathy. The condition is better known as broken heart syndrome. Researchers have confirmed in recent years what people long suspected: Extreme stress... Stress, sadness really can break your heart

A stunning diagnosis: takotsubo cardiomyopathy. The condition is better known as broken heart syndrome. Researchers have confirmed in recent years what people long suspected: Extreme stress can literally break your heart. Although rare, it can happen when people or pets die, during stressful medical treatments, after a job loss, or when other overwhelming stresses occur. Symptoms can mimic that of a heart attack.


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