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Sudden Emotional Stress Could Lead To Heart Problems

by Medindia Content Team on March 4, 2006 at 6:24 PM
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Sudden Emotional Stress Could Lead To Heart Problems

A research has found out that a sudden emotional stress could weaken the heart. Confronting the sudden death of a beloved ones or failure in romance are said to be the triggering factors in causing heart related problems.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University found that shock could trigger a series of symptoms that mimic a serious heart attack causing severe heart muscle weakness, reported health portal Health Central.

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Doctors call the condition stress cardiomyopathy, but it's often described to patients as "broken heart syndrome". It's usually treatable, and it rarely causes permanent damage, they said.

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