This heart disease can cause microinfarcts or symptoms of the same as chest pain, shortness of breath and irregular heartbeat

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Ohio.- Scientists from the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, registered an increase in the indices of the broken heart syndrome during the outbreak of COVID-19 and they published the study in the specialized health magazine, JAMA Network Open.

This syndrome is a heart disease by stress due to the physical or emotional distress of a person causing dysfunction of the heart muscle that can lead to microinfarctions or symptoms thereof such as chest pain, shortness of breath and irregular heartbeat.

During the study, cardiologists detected that current cases of heart disease due to stress they reached 7.8%, a much higher figure than that registered before the outbreak of the disease, where the incidence was 1.7%.

Ankur Kalra, the author of the investigation, mentioned in a hospital statement that « people are concerned that they or their family members will become ill and also face financial and emotional problems, social problems as well as possible loneliness and isolation. »