Cardiomopathy information

What is cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle. It affects around 1 in 500 people of all ages. It is not curable but can usually be treated successfully so most people lead a long and full life.

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About cardiomyopathy

Find out more information on the different types of cardiomyopathy; including who it effects, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Living with cardiomyopathy

People with cardiomyopathy can live long and full lives but it can still affect your daily life. We have guidance on some of the common issues affecting people with cardiomyopathy.

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Getting help

We are here to support you every step of the way; from diagnosis to receiving specialist care and undergoing family genetic testing.

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Supporter stories

Read first-hand stories from people with different types of cardiomyopathy and how it has affected their lives.

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Cardiomyopathy UK 2016 National conference

In November 2016 we held our first ever Cardiomyopathy UK National conference - 'Knowing more, living better'.

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Cardiomyopathy in children

We have lots of information available for families who have a child affected by cardiomyopathy.

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