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Researchers identify brain’s role in broken heart syndrome

A new study uncovers potential mechanisms that may contribute to “broken heart syndrome,” or Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), a temporary heart condition that is brought on by stressful situations and emotions. The research, which was led by investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), indicates that a heart-brain connection likely plays a major role.  For the… Read More »

What diet makes heart rate irregular

They can cause arrhythmias or many rate problems that can even be fatal. Fad diets: Use extra caution! What is an arrhythmia? One is that people eating a low-carbohydrate diet tend to eat fewer vegetables, fruits and grains—foods irregular are known to reduce inflammation. If this seems difficult, talk with heart doctor about setting what… Read More »