Broken Heart Syndrome

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013

People do die of a "broken" heart. It is called stress cardiomyopathy. Stress hormone levels of cortisol, adrenalin, and nor-adrenalin spike after an emotional shock and if you don't have the reserves acute heart failure can follow. If you survive, this is reversible.

 

 

 

Broken Heart Syndrome

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