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.