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Can You Really Die of a Broken Heart?

December 30, 2016

“Broken heart syndrome — which is, in fact, a real thing — is when someone finds out some shocking news, typically terrible news, and there’s a massive release of these stress hormones that are released into the bloodstream, and the heart is then bombarded with these stress hormones,” said Matthew W. Lorber, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, in FOX 61's "Can You Really Die of a Broken Heart?"

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Matthew W. Lorber, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Source: FOX 61