Cardiomyopathy In Fibromyalgia


Symptoms of Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy comes in varying types and severity. In most cases, the symptoms of cardiomyopathy may not be obvious for some and may even come and go on its own for others. Not everyone who suffers from cardiomyopathy needs treatment and can still lead a healthy life. However, for some, the disease can escalate quickly and shows severe symptoms and complications, when left untreated.

Symptoms of Cardiomyopathy include:

  • Being dizzy or lightheaded
  • Feeling faint during exercise
  • Chest pain following exercise or large meals
  • Irregular heartbeat or arrhythmias
  • Heart murmurs

Severe Cardiomyopathy can lead to heart failure showing signs of:

  • Breathing difficulties during exercise
  • Fatigue
  • Swelling in various body parts e.g. legs, ankles and feet, abdomen and neck veins

cardiomyopathy in fibromyalgia

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