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- Website: Mayo Clinic
- Resource type: Article
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Broken heart syndrome is a temporary condition often caused by emotional stress. Symptoms include sudden chest pain, irregular heartbeat and shortness of breath. If you are having chest pain after an emotional event, call 911. This resource includes questions to ask your doctor.
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cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular, chest pain, heart attack, myocardial infarction , heart health, heartbeat, pulmonary edema, hypotension, bereavement, grief, loss
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Rated on: 2/14/2017 2:31:11 PM
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