According to a new study, individuals who have lost their loved ones are likely to develop an irregular heartbeat which can then lead to stroke and heart disease. The study also suggested that there is a possible link between heart rhythm problems and emotional tumult.
Furthermore, researchers suggested that grieving individuals are not only at risk for an abnormal heart rhythm but the risk is also independent of gender and other conditions. But then because the study was merely observational, researchers cannot really establish a direct cause-and-effect link between losing a loved one and atrial fibrillation.
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