Cardiomyopathy (cardio-my-op-a-thee) means disease of the heart muscle. It affects the muscle of your heart and reduces its ability to pump blood to the rest of your body.

For more information about cardiomyopathy check out the following websites:

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

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