Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a type of heart disease that prevents the heart and heart muscle from pumping blood around the body properly, which can lead to heart failure. There are five main types of cardiomyopathy. Some are inherited while others are the result of viral infections or heart attacks. There are five main types of cardiomyopathy.

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