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How do people with broken heart syndrome recover?

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In a few months, you should be past the heart problems.

After that, you’re not at any higher risk of a broken heart than anyone else. Thankfully, having this syndrome once doesn’t make you more likely to get it again.

SOURCES:

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Frequently Asked Questions About Broken Heart Syndrome.”

American Heart Association: “Is Broken Heart Syndrome Real?”

Mayo Clinic: “Broken Heart Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on May 14, 2018

SOURCES:

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Frequently Asked Questions About Broken Heart Syndrome.”

American Heart Association: “Is Broken Heart Syndrome Real?”

Mayo Clinic: “Broken Heart Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on May 14, 2018

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