Newly diagnosed

If you have recently been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, you might have lots of questions and be looking for information about the condition. 



Although a diagnosis of cardiomyopathy can be life-changing, with the right treatment and support most people can live full and active lives.

If you have just been diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, it can be a difficult time and you may feel overwhelmed. You may have read information about the condition that has really worried you. Or perhaps you feel relieved that you have a diagnosis and know what has been causing your symptoms.

It is natural to have lots of questions, and to look for information. With the right information and support most people can live full and active lives.

If you are new to the condition, the following information might be a good place to start.

About the heart

Find out how the heart works.

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An introduction to cardiomyopathy

Watch our short animated video that explains what cardiomyopathy is.

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Request our welcome pack

Designed for people new to cardiomyopathy or to Cardiomyopathy UK, our free packs have all the information you need and are tailored to your type of cardiomyopathy.

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How we can help you

Find out all the ways in which we can help you.

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Living with cardiomyopathy

Find out more about how to live well with cardiomyopathy, from leisure to travel, eating well to emotional wellbeing.

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Types of cardiomyopathy

More detailed information about the different types of cardiomyopathy.

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What is cardiomyopathy?

Read our short introduction to cardiomyopathy.

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