Women nine times more likely to suffer broken heart syndrome than men


Women are seven to nine times more likely to suffer a heart attack from shock or distress - with no sign of blocked arteries or previous history of cardiac problems

Women are seven to nine times more likely to suffer a heart attack from shock or distress – with no sign of blocked arteries or previous history of cardiac problems

Broken heart syndrome can occur as a result of shock - usually from bad news, but occasionally from good, such as a lottery win

Broken heart syndrome can occur as a result of shock – usually from bad news, but occasionally from good, such as a lottery win