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Describe the features of broken-heart syndrome.?

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Dr. Harris Cohen
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. William Straw
Family Medicine

In brief: 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 medications.

In brief: 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 medications.
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