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!

Nadia’s Story: Unknown trigger leading to cardiac arrest

Nadia was a healthy and happy 36 year old with 3 children and a loving husband.

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Gail’s story: Workplace bullying

Gail was 58 years old and in a highly stressful job when she developed Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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Holly’s story: Physical exertion (Walk with a steep hill climb)

Holly was 67 years of age when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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Janice’s story: Workplace bank robbery

Janice was 44 years old when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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Linda’s story: Witnessed unexpected death of a friend

Linda was 47 years old when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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Charlotte (Charlie’s) Story: Intravenous cyclazine in the setting of recent surgery/ general anaesthesia

Charlotte (Charlie) was 48 years-old when she first developed Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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Naomi’s story: Physical activity

Naomi was 39 years old when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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Karen’s story: Physical activity (cycling)

Karen, a Registered Psychotherapist, was 52 when she was diagnosed with Takotsubo syndrome (TTS).

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