You’ve probably heard the saying that someone died from a broken heart. Is that true? Can that really happen? Dr. David Hilden from Hennepin Healthcare says yes, but it is rare. Broken Heart Syndrome is when the heart muscles are suddenly stunned or weakened. Heartbreak and stress can take a toll on your mental and physical health. Dr. Hilden explains how emotional and psychological stress can lead to physical ailments and ways to manage that stress.
For more insight on matters of the heart, check out Dr. Hilden’s podcast called, Healthy Matters.