What is BHS?
Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition that’s often brought on by stressful situations, such as the death of a loved one.
It’s caused by a temporary disruption of your heart’s normal pumping function caused by the heart’s reaction to a surge of stress hormones.
the symptoms are treatable. Patients can make a full recovery.
People with BHS may have sudden chest pain or shortness of breath.
the condition is also be called takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, Apical Ballooning Syndrome or stress cardiomyopathy.
If you’re having any chest pain, a very rapid or irregular heartbeat, or shortness of breath after a stressful event, seek medical assistance immediately.