Can a broken heart make you ill?
Watching happy couples celebrate their love for each other when you’re nursing a broken heart can be unbearable for many; but not only that, medical studies now show that a broken heart is an actual medical condition.
In our webTV show guests discuss whether it is possible for a broken heart to make you ill, as well as the findings of new research by benenden health, which reveals how many times the average man and woman get their heart broken in a lifetime.
Besides speaking to friends and family, the study shows many of us turn to alcohol or food to get us through the heartbreak. While these things may make us feel better in the short-term, in the long term they’re not the healthiest way of dealing with trauma.
So how can you mend a broken heart in a healthy and constructive way?