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Broken Heart Syndrome In Children
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, but is brought on by a surge of the body's stress hormones, causing the heart to temporarily pump abnormally. Resolves in about a week. However, one cannot presume chest pain during severe stress is this, and a physician must make this determination. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Stress cardiomyopath: Cortisol weakens the immune system. The autonomic nervous system can become imbalanced. However, the worst problem is the withdrawal from the Dopamine high and the oxytocin high that literally kept you in love with and high on ( read addicted to) your love your partner. See a good review at: www.Ehow.Com/how-does_4568002_broken-heart-physically... How does a broken heart physically ... On a rare occasion deaths have been reported. ...Read more
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 making the heart resemble an octopus trap ( or tako -tsubo) although associated with significant stressors like death of a loved one, etc.. It can be seen in the absence of these. It causes heart failure but may spontaneously improve. ...Read more
Broken heart: Broken heart syndrome, also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, refers to the sudden onset of congestive heart failure triggered by stress (loss of a loved one). Also known as stress cardiomyopathy, treatment is supportive, and the changes to the heart may regress over a period of weeks to months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 cause and not affect of bhs.If you suspect you have this syndrome see a cardiologist and he/she can do an exam, ekg, and echocardiogram to make a diagnose. ...Read more
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 (Takastubo). Most commonly occurs in postmenopausal woman after a severe emotional stress event. May be seen in otherwise normal hearts, or with coronary disease. The heart function usually returns to normal with proper medical treatment. ...Read more
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 from arrhythmias and severe heart failure. It is important to be monitored in the hospital in the initial stages, take medications prescribed regularly and have a follow up echo to look for improvement of heart pump function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Also called : Stress cardiomiopathy and takotsubo cardiomiopathy. Women are more likely to experience the condition. Intense chest pain and shortness of breath after an emotional event like the death of a loved one, divorce, betrayal or romantic rejection. Part of your heart temporarily enlarge and do not pump well. Can be misdiagnosed as a heart attack. Most patient recover after few weeks. ...Read more
Broken heart: Broken heart syndrome is thought to be caused by a sudden huge surge of adrenaline which can cause a severe but usually temporary weakening of the heart pumping. It is also called takotsubo cardiomyopathy. The heart does not stop with this condition but there is a small risk of ventricular fibrillation (aka cardiac arrest) where the heart beats very fast and needs a shock to restore it to normal. ...Read more
What causes heart spasms and how do you determine if it needs medication. Has anyone seen it after broken heart syndrome?
Not sure what u mean: Do you mean palpitations or fluttering? Chest pains? You should probably speak with your cardiologist about it. ...Read more
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?
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