Suffering from a broken heart is, in fact, a real medical condition. Broken heart syndrome is a condition that causes heart attack-like symptoms that is usually brought on by severe emotional or physical stress.

Nine out of 10 cases happen in women. 

KSHB talked Dixie Pickett about her experience with broken heart syndrome and Dr. Tracy Stevens, a cardiologist with Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, about what can cause it.

Watch the full story below.

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