25 Aug Stress Cardiomyopathy
What is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy? It is a stress cardiomyopathy, which is also known as broken-heart syndrome. Compared to a regular heart attack, it has been found that those who have had a Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy are twice as likely to have a neurological or psychiatric disorder.
It has also been found that 90% of the cases of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy had occurred in women with an average age of 67 years sold.
The triggers involved with Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy were mainly physical, with the next common cause as emotional shock.
However, further research is required to understand this type of heart attack and the best treatment for patients.