Pet owners are unlikely to be surprised by the fact that their beloved companion’s illness could cause them stress and anxiety, but are they aware it could result in worse? Photo: Alamy

The woman whose heart almost literally broke when her dog died – and what emergency room doctors learned from her case

Also known as broken heart syndrome, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy mimics a heart attack and can be quite dangerous, as one US woman found out following the death of her beloved Yorkshire terrier

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Pet owners are unlikely to be surprised by the fact that their beloved companion’s illness could cause them stress and anxiety, but are they aware it could result in worse? Photo: Alamy
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