Search Tag: Broken Heart Syndrome

Cardiology Management

Brain Activity and the Broken Heart Syndrome

2021 30 Mar

A new study uncovers potential mechanisms that may contribute to "broken heart syndrome," or Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), a temporary heart condition that is brought on by stressful situations and emotions. The research, which was led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), indicates that a heart-brain connection likely plays a major... Read more

Cardiology Management

Broken Heart Syndrome

2016 07 Mar

It is often believed that a sad or stressful event can trigger the broken heart syndrome. Also called the Takotsubo syndrome or stress cardiomyopathy, such even event can cause the heart muscles to become very weak quite rapidly. It can result in severe chest pain and can often lead to a heart attack and in some cases, even death.  However, a new... Read more