Genes linked to stress-triggered heart disease identified

November 30th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

For the first time, genetic risk factors have been identified that are linked to stress-induced cardiomyopathy (SIC), a rare type of heart disease. Patients with SIC generally show no symptoms until they suffer some form of intense emotional or physiological distress. For this reason the disorder is sometimes referred to as 'broken heart syndrome.'
Source: Health Medicine Science Daily

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