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A woman ended [down / up] in hospital after eating a large amount of the spicy condiment wasabi by [mistaken / mistake] . The 60-year-old woman was attending a wedding [reception / receiving] in Israel. She mistakenly ate around [a / the] teaspoon of the spicy green [paste / baste] , believing it to be an avocado-based dip. Her taste [bids / buds] got the shock of their lives when the spices in the wasabi started working on her tongue and nose. The woman said that [wither / within] minutes she felt pressure in her chest and tingling [every / all] over her arms. She went to hospital the following day, where she was diagnosed with "broken-heart syndrome". This is a [term / semester] for symptoms that are similar to a heart attack [follows / following] physical or emotional distress.

Doctors said the woman was [struck / stick] with a condition known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, which [typical / typically] affects older women. It is also called "broken-heart syndrome". The heart's [mainly / main] pumping chamber weakens and suffers a "temporary [distraction / disruption] " so that it cannot pump blood [properly / proper] . It is usually brought on by life-altering and shocking events such [has / as] financial troubles, serious traffic accidents or bad news. The syndrome is not as serious as a [real / really] heart attack. Most patients fully recover within a month. Doctors said: "To the best of our [knowledgeable / knowledge] , this is the first report of takotsubo cardiomyopathy triggered [by / at] wasabi consumption." They reassured sushi [lovers / loves] that wasabi is not dangerous.

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