Cardiomyopathy- weakened heart muscle

Cardiomyopathy is the disease of the heart that is often linked with the heart’s decreased ability to pump. Due to this problem, the heart is weakened and stretched to cause other health issues. The symptoms and treatment depend on the cause of the disease. In the worsened cases of Cardiomyopathy, the heart is not able to pump properly, resulting in heart failure and other heart valve problems. At Advanced Medical Care, we let our patients realize the existing issues and help them in resolving the same with ease.

Cardiomyopathy tends to run in a family and often seen in the first degree relatives. Most of the time people are unable to recognize the symptoms until the heart start failing.

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of body parts
  • Chest pain
  • Heart murmurs
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Difficulty concentrating

After detecting the symptoms, the patient is sent under a series of tests that might include:

  • Chest X-rays
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Holter monitoring
  • Echocardiogram
  • Blood work
  • EKG
  • Stress testing
  • Genetic testing

Depending on the test result, one of the optimal solutions opts for. Our foremost priority is treating the patient with medication. However, if nothing works, the patient is recommended to go under a surgery. No matter how complicated the process is, we ensure that our patients receive the most comfortable services.