Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise
The emotional stress of a broken heart can lead to cardiomyopathy and a broken heart. The incidence of this heart condition is rising in this group of people.
Broken heart syndrome is also called Takotsubo syndrome (TTS). Under severe emotional stress the left ventricle of the heart can balloon and trigger what looks like a heart attack
Data show that the incidence of TTS was rising before COVID-19 began spreading, especially in middle-aged and older women
Scientists have long suspected that th…
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