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Cardiomyopathy, a thickening or enlargement of the heart muscle, doesn’t always cause symptoms or require treatment. Whether or not you need cardiomyopathy treatment depends on how severe your condition is and if it’s causing complications.
If you do need treatment, it can help manage your symptoms, slow down or stop the progression of your condition, and reduce your risk of heart attack and heart failure.
In matters of the heart, there is nothing more important than a solid patient-doctor relationship. At Dignity Health Southern California, we strive to form relationships that give you a firm foundation for a healthy life. Our expertise includes comprehensive cardiomyopathy treatment at one of our convenient locations in Long Beach, Northridge, Downtown LA, Glendale, and San Bernardino. Use our online Find a Doctor tool to make an appointment today.
Your doctor will work with you to create a personalized cardiomyopathy treatment plan that takes into account the type, cause, and severity of your condition.
As a first step, your doctor may recommend lifestyle changes to improve your heart health and prevent cardiomyopathy:
Medications may also be recommended to relieve your symptoms and make it easier for your heart to pump. Medications for cardiomyopathy include:
Medical and surgical procedures for cardiomyopathy include:
Talk to a doctor at Dignity Health Southern California about how you can take control of our heart health. You can also take our online heart risk assessment to get a better idea of how well your heart is working.
Dignity Health doctors provide personalized strategies for cardiomyopathy treatment and prevention in Southern California.