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Can You Die of a Broken Heart? | BRITLAB

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The brain activity and surge of dopamine you experience when in love are similar to the ones you experience when hooked on nicotine or cocaine. 01:05

  2. The brain reacts to rejection and heartbreak in some of the same ways as it does to physical pain. 02:26

  3. Your chances of having a heart attack increase by 6 times during the first week of bereavement. 03:54