Possible explanation for broken heart syndrome
BHF scientists have recently made a key revelation the body’s own immune system plays a vital role in the mysterious heart condition i.e., broken heart syndrome.
Heart and circulatory disease cause more than a quarter (26 percent) of all deaths in the UK.
Over half a million people in the UK are living with heart failure.
Broken heart syndrome- also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy- is usually brought on by emotional or physical stress such as the loss of a loved one.