The “broken heart“ syndrome



Yes, it is for real and there is real science behind it. It is called “Takotsubo cardiomyopathy” (TTC) named after a Japanese octopus trap basket by the Japanese scientists who first described it. The … [Read more...]


How can you mend a broken heart?



Resource post for April "...and....how can you mend a broken heart?...How can you stop the rain from falling down?...How can you stop the sun from shining...What makes the  world go round?" goes … [Read more...]


What causes a broken heart?



A "broken heart" is not just a figure of speech. It really has literal meaning and a medical explanation behind it. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins report about the so-called "broken heart" … [Read more...]