Cardiomyopathy is a cardiac muscle condition that makes it difficult for your heart to pump blood throughout your body. As a result, you can feel tired, short of breath, or have heart palpitations. Cardiomyopathy worsens with time. Treatment can help you live a better life by slowing the progression of your disease. Heart failure can result from cardiomyopathy.
In the early stages of cardiomyopathy, there may be no signs or symptoms. However, when the illness progresses, indications and symptoms such as:
Cardiomyopathy is difficult to prevent in many circumstances. If you have a family history of the disease, tell your doctor.
Cardiomyopathy and other types of heart disease can be reduced by living a heart-healthy lifestyle and making lifestyle choices such as: