I read an article recently about a 61-year-old woman who went to the ER thinking she had a heart attack. Doctors learned she suffered a broken heart after her dog died.
Yes, there really is such a thing; it’s called takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or broken-heart syndrome.
Doesn’t this make a great premise for inclusion in a book?!
To read what Harvard Medical School has to say about it, click here.