Have you ever been so sad that you felt like your heart was broken? Broken Heart Syndrome or "Takotsubo Syndrome" is a condition that is very real and affects many people. It's a malady that causes the heart's left ventricle to enlarge when the body and mind deals with severe grief, stress, and trauma. This in turn produces many other symptoms throughout the body that make it difficult to function normally.
A huge stress in your life can cause a broken heart, or Takotsubo Syndrome.