Is Dilated Cardiomyopathy Reversible?


What are the reversible forms of dilated cardiomyopathy?


Reversible forms of dilated cardiomyopathy are as follows.

Hypertensive dilated cardiomyopathy

In a certain condition when the heart becomes enlarged and cannot pump blood effectively, hypertensive dilated cardiomyopathy develops. The recovery of this disease is complete in many cases.

Peri partum cardiomyopathy

It is a heart muscle disorder which occurs between the last month of pregnancy and up to six months after the delivery.  The chance of recurrence is high in next pregnancy.

Alcoholic cardiomyopathy

Alcoholic cardiomyopathy is a disease caused by chronic long-term abuse of alcohol. It can finally lead to heart failure.

Tachycardic cardiomyopathy

Tachycardic cardiomyopathy, or tachycardia induced cardiomyopathy, is a disease in which the heart does not work well because of an unusually rapid rate of heart called tachycardia.


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