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What kind of heart diseases can stress / depression give you?

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Dr. Matthew Hennig
Surgery - Thoracic 20 years experience
Takotsubo Syndrome..: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy has been associated with stress and depression. It's also called broken heart syndrome. People with this problem have a weakening of the heart muscle usually in the absence of coronary disease. After time, the muscle will regain some strength and function, though some people will die from it.

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