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If someone has been diagnosed with broken heart syndrome, what would you suggest to prevent or reduce the chances of another incident?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Reduce stress

Broken heart syndrome (bhs) also called stress cardiomyopathy, is triggered by extreme and sudden emotional trauma.
Reported triggers have included unexpected news of a death, domestic abuse, armed robbery, and even a surprise party. The condition manifests with symptoms suggesting an acute heart attack (severe pressure-like chest pain, shortness of breath, and a sense of impending doom).

In brief: Reduce stress

Broken heart syndrome (bhs) also called stress cardiomyopathy, is triggered by extreme and sudden emotional trauma.
Reported triggers have included unexpected news of a death, domestic abuse, armed robbery, and even a surprise party. The condition manifests with symptoms suggesting an acute heart attack (severe pressure-like chest pain, shortness of breath, and a sense of impending doom).
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Reduce stress

Broken heart syndrome (bhs) also called stress cardiomyopathy, is triggered by extreme and sudden emotional trauma.
Reported triggers have included unexpected news of a death, domestic abuse, armed robbery, and even a surprise party. The condition manifests with symptoms suggesting an acute heart attack (severe pressure-like chest pain, shortness of breath, and a sense of impending doom).

In brief: Reduce stress

Broken heart syndrome (bhs) also called stress cardiomyopathy, is triggered by extreme and sudden emotional trauma.
Reported triggers have included unexpected news of a death, domestic abuse, armed robbery, and even a surprise party. The condition manifests with symptoms suggesting an acute heart attack (severe pressure-like chest pain, shortness of breath, and a sense of impending doom).
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