What are symptoms of restrictive cardiomyopathy?
Many people with this have no symptoms or just minor ones, and they live a normal life. Other people have ones that get more serious as the heart gets worse.
They can happen at any age and may include:
- Shortness of breath (at first with exercise, but eventually at rest, too)
- Inability to exercise
- Swelling of the legs and feet
- Weight gain
- Nausea, bloating, and poor appetite
- Palpitations (fluttering in the chest due to abnormal heart rhythms)
- Chest pain or pressure
From: Heart Disease and Restrictive Cardiomyopathy WebMD Medical Reference
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