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Can alcoholic cardiomyopathy be prevented?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

To prevent alcoholic cardiomyopathy, you should monitor your alcohol intake and be sure not to drink in excess. Also, refrain from other substances that can lead to cardiomyopathy, such as cigarettes and cocaine. If you eat well and exercise regularly, you can also lower your risk.

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