It is defined as the condition in which heart normal function is reduce and perform with difficulty it includes hypertrophic of heart muscles, restrictive cardiomyopathy and dilated cardiomyopathy.


Signs and symptoms of cardiomyopathy include:cardiomyopathy symptoms and treatment

  • Breathing difficulty
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Bloating
  • Swelling
  • Dizziness
  • Irregular heartbeats


It is occurred due to the acquired or inherited condition both, some causes include:


Cardiomyopathy can lead to complications include:


During childhood or infancy your doctor might assume the heart murmur during routine checkup and recommend the following test to confirm the diagnosis:

  • Chest X-ray. To see the condition of heart and lungs
  • To evaluate the pumping ability of your heart
  • To check the electrical activity of the heart
  • CT scan. This will provide the better image of the heart


Treatment options include:

  • Surgical process includes to implant the cardioverter defibrillator, pacemaker and ventricular assist device to correct the cardiac electrical activity.
  • Medications include to lower the blood pressure, improve blood flow, and to correct arrhythmias.

Lifestyle and home remedies

  • Reduce sodium in diet
  • Stop smoking
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Exercise daily
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Take proper sleep
  • Avoid stress
  • Control blood pressure
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