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Are there alternative treatments for cardiomyopathy?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you have cardiomyopathy, you will need to take any medications prescribed by your doctor. However, in some cases improvements to your general health can help as well. You should not drink alcohol in excess if you have cardiomyopathy, and should seek treatment for any other drug abuse problems that could worsen your heart condition. Getting the right kind of physical activity helps too, so talk to your doctor about what kind of exercise is appropriate.

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