Phone: (941) 366-9800
Fax:      (941) 366-2781
1950 Arlington Street, Suite 300 Sarasota, Florida 34239

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Cardiomyopathy

OVERVIEW

Cardiomyopathy is a broad term that refers to a disease of the heart muscle. The heart muscle becomes enlarged, thick, or abnormally rigid, and as cardiomyopathy progresses, the heart becomes weaker. Cardiomyopathy can lead to heart rhythm problems, heart failure, and sudden cardiac arrest.

Symptoms of cardiomyopathy generally get worse as the disease progresses. In some cases, patients may not experience any symptoms in the early stages.

Common symptoms include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling in the ankles, feet and legs
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness

Concerned that you might have cardiomyopathy? Contact us immediately. Treatment can help halt the progression of the disease.

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