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Can a broken heart cause actual heart damage? A new study says YES.

The physical symptoms we hear about from our readers include loss of appetite, inability to sleep, tightening in the chest and nausea; while emotional problems include everything from depression to uncontrolled crying and loss of self-esteem. But the effects can in fact be even more severe. There's a saying that no one ever di...

 
 
 

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  • And to top it all off... just great!

    I just had an "Ah" moment!

    Talk about "heart-break" literally!

    This article may explain why lately I feel a pain in my chest lately after my break-up... and why over the years I've develo...

  • it really hurts me even more..

    • 13 Apr 2010
    • Posted by farrah

    i have a heart failure because of being heart broken many times. I suffered a mitral valve prolapsed and acute anxiety reaction. My doctor advises me that i wont let myself laugh out loud and be sad. I should live a...

  • I agree with that

    I used to be one of the healthiest persons. Heartbreak didn't only caused my depression and consequences, but I discovered after several months that I developed a heart failure. I had many attacks of chest pain, was...

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    I don't know what damage it caused to my heart, but after standing at the kitchen counter one morning thinking and dwelling on a recent relationship gone sour, I had excruciating pain in my chest and down my left ar...

  • stress is the reason

    Stress after the breakup is a really bad thing which may cause some health problems and affect many sides of the helth...

     
  • Can a broken heart cause actual heart damage ?

    I read this article and could not believe it ! I was engaged to someone and then they turned around and broke up with me this past october. For some reason, I went from being a healthy person to someone who started ...