CAMP WOOD, TEXAS — A Texan woman was hospitalized due to literal heartbreak after her pet dog Meha passed away.
Also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, the condition affects vastly more women than men. Symptoms involve a shortness of breath and chest pain
Experts believe the sheer amount of adrenaline and hormones triggered by the stressful event may temporarily stupefy the heart.
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