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Cardiac amyloidosis : Treatment

Treatment You can continue to exercise as long as feel like you can. Your doctor may tell you to change your diet. This may include salt and fluid restrictions. You may need to take water pills (diuretics) to help your … Read more

Cardiac amyloidosis : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Excessive urination at night Fatigue, reduced activity tolerance Palpitations (sensation of feeling heart beat) Shortness of breath with activity Swelling of legs, ankles, or other part of the body (See: abdominal swelling) Trouble breathing while lying down … Read more

Cardiac amyloidosis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Cardiac amyloidosis : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Amyloidosis – cardiac, Primary cardiac amyloidosis – AL type, Secondary cardiac amyloidosis – AA type, Stiff heart syndrome, Senile amyloidosis Definition Cardiac amyloidosis is a disorder caused by deposits of an abnormal protein (amyloid) in the heart … Read more