Broken heart syndrome is on the rise in women ages 50-74 years

2021-11-16T06:13:14+00:00

A number of years ago, I wrote a blog article on how stress can cause a broken heart. At the time, I had just taken care of my very first patient diagnosed with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Needless to say, I was both excited and intrigued by this condition. That is because it confirmed a tangible link between our minds and our bodies. According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, there has been a recent rise in Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in women age 50-74 years. This is also known as broken heart syndrome and stress -induced cardiomyopathy. [...]

Broken heart syndrome is on the rise in women ages 50-74 years2021-11-16T06:13:14+00:00

The Women’s Metabolic Health Summit June 12-19 2019

2020-07-29T16:51:01+00:00

Imagine this, you’re a woman and you’re about to hit or you’re just a little past “the big Five-O”. Perhaps you’ve raised the kids. You’ve reached the pinnacle of your career. You may have launched that successful business. Or you’re in that sandwich generation- a caretaker for your elderly parents plus raising kids. Whatever the scenario, you’re at a reflective stage in your life and perhaps even in the process of setting new life goals. And then BOOM! Suddenly something just doesn’t seem quite right? You start going through mood swings, just can’t seem to get control of those “hot flashes”. [...]

The Women’s Metabolic Health Summit June 12-19 20192020-07-29T16:51:01+00:00
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