Broken heart syndrome on the rise for women over 50, study finds

Cover picture for the articleIn times of extreme unexpected stress, a person’s heart can change shape, causing chest pain and other symptoms of a heart attack but without clogged arteries. It’s called takotsubo cardiomyopathy or broken heart syndrome — because it can happen in times of grief after a loved one recently died — and...

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Teresa Lynn

I had it for years, I've lost so many family members in the last few years it's unbelievable, I truly can't believe I'm here to talk about it, my poor heart but somehow I manage to get thru it to live another day.

Baxted Johnny

my mom just passed away from broken heart, alzheimers & dementia.. The broken heart is from losing my dad a year earlier they were married for 61 yrs

Ashley Millwood

My grandparents were married for 63 years. My grandma died first 9/9/19 and my grandpa died of broken heart syndrome just 10 days after her. They were so in love through their final moments. They were my best friends and the absolute best people on the planet that I've ever known. I miss them dearly every day. They were a blessing to so many.


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