Alcoholic cardiomyopathy

What is Alcoholic cardiomyopathy?

It is a heart disease caused by the years of heavy alcohol usage.Patient develop enlargement in heart size , this leads to left ventricular failure.

Questions and answers on "Alcoholic cardiomyopathy"

I went out last night and had 6 pints of alcohol. I woke this morning with a really fast heart rate and scared I will have a heart attack...

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Drinking too much alcohol can affect the electrical impulses in your heart or increase the chance of developing...

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I have severe edema in legs, ankles,feets and,just recently in both arms. Occassional shortness of breath lying flat. Shortness of breath when...

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Your symptoms are highly suggestive of a congestive heart failure. A normal echocardiogram does not rule out...

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My wife is 28 years old having short breath, high pulse rate(100+) and low BP (60/90). what will be the...

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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

The first step would be a proper evaluation to find out the cause of her symptoms....

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Hi Doctor. Kindly do read through the medical history and current medication column to get a background of the patient. Patient has been a very...

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