Tragedies can cause Broken Heart Syndrome
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|Fri, 03-28-2014 - 8:47am|
According to Health Day News, a new study suggests that a tragedy can cause Broken Heart Syndrome. "The stress of natural disasters can break people's hearts, according to a new study.
Researchers found dramatic rises in "broken heart syndrome" in Vermont after a huge storm ravaged the state and in Missouri after a massive tornado.
People with broken heart syndrome -- formally called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy -- suffer a temporary enlargement and weakening of the heart. The condition is often triggered by extreme emotional or physical stress, such as losing a loved one or being in a traffic crash." READ MORE
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