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Big Emotions Can Damage Your Heart

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Nov 26, 2018 10:00 pm
  • 21:39

Guest: Ilan Wittstein, Cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University For some people – women in particular – emotional “heartbreak” can cause the heart to break, physically. It’s called Broken Heart syndrome and researchers have known about it for a few decades, but they’re realizing it may be more common than once thought.