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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello i have cardiomyopathy will i have to live on medication
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   ok what is it an illness that i will have to live with
User :   38 years female unemployed married 5feet 6 inches 145pounds
Doctor :   Cardiomyopathy is a weakening of the heart muscle or a change in heart muscle structure
Doctor :   often associated with inadequate heart pumping or other heart function problems.
User :   Thanks i know that I have had it for almost ten years had it after the birth of last daughter
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   all types of cardiomyopathy can cause heart failure, each case requires specific strategies for recovery
Doctor :   Treatment involves a combination of patient education, dietary changes, and medication

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