Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy The disease named after an octopus trap occurs almost exclusively in women. It is also called the broken heart syndrome which can lead to severe, short term heart muscle failure.
Patient may experience sudden, intense chest pain which can be caused by an emotional stressful event in life like breakup, divorce, betrayal and separation.
Experts believe that this condition is usually treatable depending on how a person can cope up with life struggles.
The patient is suggested to do the following:
1. Counseling and having a support group
2. Rest and take some time out to unwind
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The doctor may perform several tests to rule out a heart attack and confirm your diagnosis. You may need one or more of the following tests to determine the cause of your symptoms like ECG, Blood test, Echocardiogram – and Coronary angiogram.