Broken Heart Syndrome

Ahhh February, the month of love!  And with love, occasionally comes heartbreak. With February being American Heart Month, it’s a perfect time to discuss “Broken Heart Syndrome,” also known as Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TCM). Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (also referred to as stress cardiomyopathy and apical ballooning syndrome, in addition to broken heart syndrome), is a temporary condition where the heart’s left ventricle (main pumping chamber) changes shape and gets [...]

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