cardiology

Lockdown isolation stress implicated in takotsubo syndrome

An Australian case report of takotsubo syndrome from the COVID-19 hotspot of Melbourne suggests that while social distancing is necessary to reduce the transmission of SARS-coV-2, the stress of social isolation can impact people’s physical health. A letter in the MJA reported the case of a 71-year-old woman presenting to the ED at the Alfred ...

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