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broken heart syndrome in children

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Stress: Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition brought on by stressful situations, such as the death of a loved one. People with broken heart sy ... Read More
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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It's a heart : Condition brought on by stressful situation. Sudden onset of chest pain like a heart attack cause by a surge of stress hormones. Women are more likely ... Read More
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Stressed heartache: Broken heart syndrome refers to a very stressful situation, such as loss of loved one, and may present as sudden chest pain. It is not a heart attack, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Stress cardiomyopath: Cortisol weakens the immune system. The autonomic nervous system can become imbalanced. However, the worst problem is the withdrawal from the Dopamine ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
BHS and DEATH: Some time broken heart syndrome can be fatal and you should see your cardiologist and get treated.It is reversible with treatment.So if you suspect or ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Also called takotsubo's cardiomyopathy, it is a kind of acute weakness of the hearth muscle in which the apex of the heart tends to "balloon" thus ma ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Straw
46 years experience Family Medicine
Broken heart: Broken heart is a non-medical term for sadness after breakup of a relationship. If severe, it can lead to depression which could require counseling or ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
ANXIETY BHS: Actually streesfull anxiety which relases harmful stress hormones, so anxiety and stress of death of a loved one or breakup or long term stress i the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
56 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Rare: Also known as Takastubo heart disease. Named after the abnormal shape of the left ventricle, the shape of the Japanese pot in which to keep an octopus ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Echo: It's diagnosed by echo and heart cath.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Take meds,follow up: Broken heart syndrome is more common in women and in diabetics. While most people recover the heart function with time occasional fatalities can occur ... Read More
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Also called : Stress cardiomiopathy and takotsubo cardiomiopathy. Women are more likely to experience the condition. Intense chest pain and shortness of breath afte ... Read More
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