Any disorder that affects the heart muscle is called a cardiomyopathy. Cardiomyopathy causes the heart to lose its ability to pump blood well. In some cases, the heart rhythm also becomes disturbed. This leads to arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). There are many causes of cardiomyopathy, including: Alcohol abuse, High blood pressure, Coronary artery disease, Viral infections and Certain medicines.
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