Death Becomes Her

Takotsubo syndrome (or Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or “broken-heart syndrome”) is a sudden weakening of the left ventricle, the main chamber, of the heart.  It is caused by a strong emotional upheaval, whether it be negative or positive. Indistinguishable from a heart attack, it seems to only occur in women, and can be fatal.

And to be honest, I’m concerned.

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