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Stress Cardiomyopathy/ Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Stress Cardiomyopathy/ Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy - What it is

Stress cardiomyopathy (also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy or ‘broken heart’ syndrome) is brought on by stressful life events such as the death of a loved one or losing a job. The heart does not contract properly and becomes very weak. Its symptoms can mimic a heart attack. It is transient (temporary) and patients’ symptoms invariably improve over a period of time.

Stress Cardiomyopathy/ Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy - How to prevent?

Stress Cardiomyopathy/ Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy - Preparing for surgery

Stress Cardiomyopathy/ Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy - Post-surgery care

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