You Can Actually Die From A Broken Heart, Study Finds
"It only takes a couple spins of a country music record or a quick stroll down Beale Street to learn that lost or unrequited love can make a heart ache."
Increased Risk of Acute Cardiovascular Events After Partner Bereavement
"The period immediately after bereavement has been reported as a time of increased risk of cardiovascular events. However, this risk has not been well quantified, and few large population studies have examined partner bereavement."
New Research Proves You Can Die Of A Broken Heart
"Experts studying the impact of bereavement on people's health have found that the chances of a heart or stroke attack doubles after a partner's death."
Reward, Addiction, and Emotion Regulation Systems Associated With Rejection in Love
"Our overall hypothesis is that early-stage romantic love is a developed form of mammalian drive to pursue preferred mates."
"(Mostly) Older Women Talk About The End Of (Mostly) Long-Term Relationships."
How Breakups Work
"To the brain, getting dumped is the pain equivalent of getting burned by a hot cup of coffee."
Regional Brain Activity In Women Grieving A Romantic Relationship Breakup
"Separation from loved ones commonly leads to grief reactions. In some individuals, grief can evolve into a major depressive episode."
Study Suggests You Can Die of a Broken Heart
"As Valentine's Day approaches, scientists have confirmed the lament of countless love sonnets and romance novels: People really can die of a broken heart, and the researchers now think they know why."
Neurohumoral Features of Myocardial Stunning Due to Sudden Emotional Stress
he potentially lethal consequences of emotional stress are deeply rooted in folk wisdom, as reflected by phrases such as "scared to death" and "a broken heart."
The Cruelest Study: Why Breakups Hurt
"Say you're a college student who was recently dumped by the person you thought was the One. You're moping around campus in your I've-given-up sweatpants and eating crappy comfort food when you come across a flyer seeking people who are still pining for their exes."
Is Broken Heart Syndrome Real?
"When you think of a broken heart, you may picture a cartoon drawing with a jagged line through it. But a real-life broken heart can actually lead to cardiac consequences. There are established ties between depression, mental health and heart disease. Read on for more information about how an extremely stressful event can have an impact on your heart."
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