I have had 4 episodes of "Broken Heart Syndrome" - a.k.a. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Each event was brought about by unexprected, sudden emotional stress. The last event that I had, in 2018 - due to THC use for medical purposes - I had such heart damage that I now have Chronic Congestive Heart Failure. It sucks. I'm 59. Had my first event at age 43. It has changed my life...had to retire, from Nursing, early. Now have a pacemaker/defibrillator - so my own little paramedic in my chest.

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