Coronavirus stress leads to rise in broken heart syndrome
A new study finds cases of broken heart syndrome have increased during the coronavirus pandemic. RELATED: Why youre having weird, vivid dreams during coronavirus quarantineBroken heart syndrome has symptoms similar to a heart attack, like shortness of break or chest pains. However, people with broken heart syndrome dont usually have blocked arteries. Instead, stress changes the shape of the heart, which affects its ability to pump blood effectively. Hospitals are taking strict precautions to protect patients from the coronavirus and are urging people to seek care quickly for heart symptoms and any other emergencies.
Kids are suffering from coronavirus stress: Here are the signs
The coronavirus pandemic is causing stress, and kids are feeling it, too. While some children are able to talk about their concerns, research finds that parents also need to watch out for physical signs of stress from their kids. That stress can continue into the summer with normal routines broken and major uncertainties about what to expect in the fall. The signs of stress can vary by age. In toddlers, a lack of emotion or toilet training regression are signs of stress or anxiety.