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Scientists have said it isn't just sad things that make us brokenhearted. Happy events can also be bad our heart. A broken heart is an actual medical condition. It is not just the sadness we feel when someone we love does not return that love. We get broken heart syndrome when we are highly stressed. We also get it during emotional times, such as a relationship breakup, the death family and friends, or the loss a job. The medical name this is Takotsubo Syndrome (TTS). Researchers say people can get TTS, and even be risk sudden death, when very happy things happen. The doctors who discovered this have called it "happy heart syndrome".

The researchers' study was published the European Heart Journal Thursday. Heart experts Dr Christian Templin and Dr Jelena Ghadri analysed data 1,750 patients who suffered Takotsubo Syndrome. The sufferers were nine different countries. They found 485 patients got TTS because an emotional happening. Twenty these had TTS because a happy or joyful event. The patients had heart problems after events like a birthday party, a wedding, a favourite sports team winning a game, and the birth a grandchild. Dr Ghadri said our body and brain may think happy and sad events are similar, so both can result Takotsubo Syndrome.

 
 

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