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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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So yes, you can die from a broken heart, unfortunately.
While the extreme stress of losing a loved one has been linked to heart troubles in prior research, a new study found that one in six people with broken heart syndrome also had cancer.
(https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-heart-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354617) According to Mayo Clinic , "Broken heart syndrome is a temporary heart condition that's often brought on by stressful situations, such as the death of a loved one.
Also known as takotsubo syndrome - referring to the shape of the heart in people with this condition, which resembles a Japanese pot with the same name - broken heart syndrome can be brought on by shock.
Critique: Featuring a new and informative Foreword by Katherine Woodward Thomas, "Coming Apart: How to Heal Your Broken Heart" is unreservedly recommended for community and academic library Self-Help/Self-Improvement collections.
The movie adaptation of "Para sa Broken Hearted," the best-selling book by renowned young "hugot novelist" Marcelo Santos III, stars Yassi Pressman, Shy Carlos, Louise Delos Reyes, Sam Concepcion and Marco Gumabao.
Written to inspire, "Life Lessons from a Broken Heart" challenges us to think and be mindful about how we move forward into relationships.
broken heart boy Ryan in a car with his girlfriend.
Huddersfield consultant cardiologist Dr Jeremy Butts explained that broken heart syndrome can occur during highly stressful or emotional times, such as a painful break-up, the death of a spouse, the loss of a job or extreme anger.
The precise cause of broken heart syndrome is not known, but medical experts believe that surging adrenaline from a stressful event "stuns" the heart, which triggers changes in heart muscle cells or coronary blood vessels, or both, and prevents the left ventricle from effectively pumping blood.
Their niece Kirsty Adams, 34, said: "It was deemed natural causes but we think it was a broken heart. They were soulmates.
Even though the developers working on the Living Heart make no promise that they will be able to mend a "broken heart," this simulation tool does have the potential to open the door for more research on cardiovascular illnesses, as well as to accelerate regulatory approval cycles for personalized devices and improve patient diagnoses and care.