Brain clue to ‘broken heart’ syndrome

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Your heart can be damaged after a sad event and it may be your brain’s doing, experts believe. Swiss researchers have been studying people with a rare and unusual condition called broken heart syndrome. This weakening and failing of the heart happens suddenly, often after a stressful or emotional event such as bereavement.

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