By Christin Senior | March 3, 2020 11:31 am

Is it really possible to die of a broken heart? Research says yes.

Broken heart syndrome is a weakening of the left ventricle that is usually brought on by severe emotional stress, usually from the loss of a loved one or a catastrophic event. Cardiovascular researcher at the Burnett School of Biomedical Science Dr. Stephen Ebert who has been studying this syndrome for more than a decade, was recently interviewed by Spectrum News about his research.

Watch the clip here: https://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2020/02/29/ucf-researchers-look-deeper-into–broken-heart-syndrome-#

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