Cardiomyopathy

To learn more about cardiomyopathy, browse any of the topics below.

What is Cardiomyopathy Thumbnail ImageWhat is Cardiomyopathy?
Cardiomyopathy refers to diseases of the heart muscle. Learn more about the many causes, signs and symptoms, and treatments.
Risk of Cardiomyopathy Thumbnail ImageUnderstand Your Risk for Cardiomyopathy
People of all ages and races can have cardiomyopathy. However, certain types of the disease are more common in certain groups.
Symptoms of Cardiomyopathy Thumbnail ImageSymptoms & Diagnosis of Cardiomyopathy 
Some people who have cardiomyopathy never have signs or symptoms. Others don't have signs or symptoms in the early stages of the disease.
 
Prevention of Cardiomyopathy Thumbnail ImagePrevention & Treatment of Cardiomyopathy 
People who have cardiomyopathy but no signs or symptoms may not need treatment. For others who do show signs and symptoms, treatment is needed.
Pediatric Cardiomyopathies in Children Thumbnail ImageCardiomyopathy in Children
Cardiomyopathy is relatively rare in children, but armed with information, you and your child will be less fearful of this diagnosis as you move forward with your child’s physician toward a treatment plan


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