People have been known to die of a broken heart. New research suggests they can also die of happiness.
Stressful events can permanently damage your heart and increase your risk of death. Scientists have been discovering more about it.
In fact, even a happy heart can break.
Dying of a broken heart is more than a myth. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, also known as Broken Heart Syndrome, was first recognised by Japanese researchers over 20 years ago.
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – the strange heart condition that may shed some light on some anecdotal tales about broken hearts.