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How To Mend A Broken Heart: The Science Behind Heartbreak (VIDEO)

12/09/2013 12:15 BST | Updated 12/09/2013 13:16 BST

Anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of a breakup knows exactly how heartbreak feels. For those who don't: imagine your heart being ripped out, stamped on, put through a blender and flushed down the loo.

But why does it hurt so much and how can you make it stop?

ASAP Science have done the research, so all you have to do is watch the video and sob into your hanky. Just kidding... it might make you feel a little better.

[H/T Laughing Squid]