Cardiomyopathy- Weakened Heart Muscle
Am I at RiskCardiomyopathy may occur for several reasons. People with a history of heart attacks, severe and uncontrolled high blood pressure, or alcoholism are at risk for cardiomyopathy. Cardiomyopathy may be an inherited condition that runs in families. Infections, nutritional deficiencies, systemic lupus erythematosus, celiac disease, and end-stage kidney disease may increase the risk for developing cardiomyopathy.
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