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Yes, You Can Die From a 'Broken Heart,' and Optimism Makes You Live Longer

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola

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Story at-a-glance

  • Broken heart syndrome (stress cardiomyopathy or takotsubo cardiomyopathy) is a real medical condition, triggered by acute, major stress or shock, such as the death of a loved one


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