Voices of Takotsubo (stories)

The stories that you find here of have been kindly shared by some of our Takotsubo Support Group members.  If you would like to share your story on the website, please click on the Takotsubo Story Template submission form HERECurrently we really need some stories from men with TTS!

Missy’s story: trigger unknown

Missy was 73 when she experienced TTS. No particular trigger was identified. Read Missy's story here.

read more
Deet’s story: Confronting shoplifters in a supermarket

Deet was 68 years old when TTS occurred. She was shopping in a supermarket and confronted three youths who were shoplifting. Read Deet's story here.

read more
Helen’s story: Pottering in the garden

Helen was 61 when she experienced TTS while pottering in the garden. Read Helen's story below.

read more
Jimmy’s Story: Scuba Diving

Jimmy is a fit 37-year old man who lives in the UK and experienced TTS while scuba diving.

read more
Tracee’s Story: Trekking in the Atacama Desert

Tracee was 59-years old and on a trip to the Atacama Desert when she experienced TTS.

read more
Ellen’s story: Financial stress after work-related injury

Ellen is a 50 year old lady who likely has had two episodes of TTS. Ellen shares her story below.

read more
Diane’s story: Climbing Mt. Snowdon

Diane was 52 when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo Syndrome (TTS).

read more
Trudi’s story: Heat stress

Trudi was 76 years old and living in South Australia at the time she was diagnosed with Takotsubo Syndrome (TTS).

read more
Laura’s story: Rock climbing

Laura was 51 years old when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) nine years ago.

read more
Caroline’s story: Fall with facial fractures

Caroline was 70 years old at the time of her Takotsubo Syndrome (TTS) diagnosis.

read more