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Doctors say ‘broken heart syndrome’ is a real thing

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February is Heart Health Month. Here’s something you may not know – there is such a thing as being diagnosed with a broken heart.

“Stressed-induced cardiomyopathy” is also known as broken heart syndrome.

Doctors warn in this particularly stressful time with COVID -19. People could be more prone to it.  

Cardiologist Dr. Venu Channamsetty with Hartford HealthCare Heart & Vascular Institute at St. Vincent’s Medical Center explains what treatments are out there in the video above.

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