Can You Actually Die from a Broken Heart?

Published on January 7, 2018
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Sources:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1995104/
https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/takotsubo-cardiomyopathy-broken-heart-syndrome
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/Cardiomyopathy/Is-Broken-Heart-Syndrome-Real_UCM_448547_Article.jsp#mainContent
https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv757
https://www.nature.com/articles/mp201383
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14871041

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