What is cardiomyopathy?

Decrease in heart size.
Thick cardiac muscles
Increase in heart size
Thin cardiac muscles
Car­diomy­opa­thy is a con­di­tion in which the heart's muscles get very thick and lose func­tion. Car­diomy­opa­thy is no­to­ri­ous for causing sudden death, es­pe­cial­ly in young ath­letes. Med­i­ca­tions can some­times control it, but in some cases, the patient needs a heart trans­plan­t.

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Decrease in heart size.
Thick cardiac muscles
Increase in heart size
Thin cardiac muscles
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men27%
women42%
Decrease in heart size.
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Thick cardiac muscles
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Increase in heart size
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Thin cardiac muscles
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