Broken heart syndrome, also known as a faux heart attack, is a response to physical and emotional stress with all the symptoms of a heart attack without actually being a heart attack. Stressors such as the loss of a loved one, severe migraines, or stroke or asthma flare-ups may precipitate a faux heart attack.
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