The Happiness for Italy's Victory at the European Soccer Championships Costs a “Happy Heart Syndrome”

  • Luca Fazzini Clinical Cardiology Unit, AOU of Cagliari, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Maria Francesca Marchetti Clinical Cardiology Unit, AOU of Cagliari, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Mattia Biddau Clinical Cardiology Unit, AOU of Cagliari, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Francesca Aste Clinical Cardiology Unit, AOU of Cagliari, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Silvia Maiani Clinical Cardiology Unit, AOU of Cagliari, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
  • Roberta Montisci Clinical Cardiology Unit, AOU of Cagliari, Department of Medical Sciences and Public Health, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Keywords

Takotsubo syndrome, happy heart syndrome, hyperthyroidism

Abstract

Takotsubo syndrome (TTS) is usually caused by physical or emotional negative stressors. Sometimes positive emotions trigger a rare form of Takotsubo syndrome, called the “happy heart” syndrome. We discuss the management of a 52-year-old female with happy heart syndrome, the differences between these stress cardiomyopathies and the relationship with hyperthyroidism.

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  • Published: 2022-11-08

    Issue: 2022: LATEST ONLINE (view)

    Section: Articles

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    Fazzini L, Marchetti MF, Biddau M, Aste F, Maiani S, Montisci R. The Happiness for Italy’s Victory at the European Soccer Championships Costs a “Happy Heart Syndrome”. EJCRIM 2022;doi:10.12890/2022_003572.