A 21-year-old male asked:
could someone please tell me how many us citizens are diagnosed with 'broken heart syndrome' (bhs) each year. can't find the answer anywhere. thanks?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Unknown : Takosubo or broken heart syndrome is an adrenergically mediated cardiomyopathy that mimics a heart attack and is reversible with beta blockers. Incidence unknown but appears to be more common than previously thought.
Answered on Sep 30, 2020
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