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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Is there any treatment for cardiomyopathy ?

I was asked to under go a health check up before joining the work and the report came as i was suffring from cardiomyopathy. i was denied the job. i latter learntt that andy hallett of "angel" also died of cardiomyopathy. and most of the people die suddenly. is there any treatment available for this to prolong my life as i am only 21 years now
Wed, 1 Sep 2010
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Cardiomyopathy is difficult to treat. It doesnot h ave permanent cure. The tablets are given to reduce further damage to the heart and to prevent complications

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bernhard's  Response
Poor chap, just live with it. Many young atheletes and people who suddenly die of heart attack are believed to have this cardiomyopathy
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helmut's  Response
Shut, there is treatment for it too. My sister is undergoing it full fledged and the doctor is so patiently treating her. She hardly has any problems for the last few years. She is just 17 yrs
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Piyush Pandey's  Response
cardiomyopathy doesent have any symptoms, you undergo echocardiography monitoring on regular basis and avoid sudden emotions as all the people have died when they are in the peak of their emotions
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I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy when I was 17 and as a result could not join the army. I'm 23 now and not too much has changed I still feel the same as I did back then.

I've been training at the gym for the last year and there's been only one incident where I actually fainted from over training. However as far as I can tell i'm much fitter and stronger than I was since I was first diagnosed. At the moment i'm trying to change my eating habits and i'm sure this will prolong my life i.e. regular exercise and good eating habits.

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Rod Lamb's  Response

The CDC (center for disease control) says that each year 100,000 people under the age of 30 die during or right after vigorous exercise.  It's roughly 300,000 over the age of 30 that fall over dead.  This totals 400,000 that they say die, during or soon after exercise.  This huge and rather unbelievable if you've not heard this before.  I'm convinced from all that I've heard and read that the crux of the matter at hand are minerals, or the lack of them.  When you exercise you are sweating out more than sodium!  You are sweating out everything your bones are comprized of.  The average life span of a professional athelete is around 62 to 65.  The average couch potatoe lives until around 70 to 75.

Try to get 60 minerals, 16 vitamins, 12 amino acids, and 3 EFA's, each and every day to prevent illness and promote longevity and healthfulness.  If you sweat more than others, you'll need extra supplements. 

For cardiomyopathy, bone up on is crucial.  Make sure you minerals, when in a solid form, are chelated (AAC...amino acid chelate).  Farmers have known this for a long time.  They have no health insurance on their live stock and they put salt blocks out for them, or they will chew on the fence posts and the's called cribbing.  In humans it's called pica.  These are nutritional, deficency disorders.  Humans don't chew on fence post (not socially acceptable).  We instead eat salty snack foods, filled with empty, needless calories. 

I'm rambling on here.  Take your selenium for sure!

Rod Lamb

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Anonymous's  Response

Thanks for that Rod!

I'll be sure to take your advice and take extra selenium as well as keeping tabs on the vitamins.

I think another medicine is to be strong and stay positive while having good day to day eating habits and exercise. I've read that stress and depression can be contributing factors to cardiomyopathy. Being strong and positive can greatly improve each day and generally will work for you in all aspects of life.

I'm also rambling so i'm going to stop now.


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