What Are the Symptoms of Stress Cardiomyopathy?


If a person gets stress cardiomyopathy, what symptoms will he have?


Stress cardiomyopathy is also known as broken heart syndrome, takotsubo cardiomyopathy and apical ballooning syndrome. When emotional or physical stress is so intense that it cause fast and serious heart muscle weakness, it leads to stress cardiomyopathy which is a life-threatening condition. Triggers of the disease include sudden grief, extreme anger, surprise and fear. Physical stressors can also contribute to the incidence. Stroke, asthma, bleeding, and seizure may also cause heart broken syndrome.

Symptoms of stress cardiomyopathy are pretty similar to those of a heart attack. They include:

Palpitations / pounding heartbeat

Chest pain



Shortness of breath

Nausea and vomiting



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