Risk Factors Leading to Cardiomyopathy - California Medical Equipment

Risk Factors Leading to Cardiomyopathy

Whatever heart disease you might get an AED machine is a must-have. An AED or Automated External Defibrillator is a portable device that in case of sudden cardiac arrest determines the heart rhythm of a person. AED will deliver a shock If necessary, to help the heart re-establish heart rhythm. All AEDs easily available on the AED superstore today. You can even get them online on CalMed equipment. Several risk factors lead to the disease of cardiomyopathy.

Risk Factors

As it is a genetically transmitted disease you can get it if you have a family history of cardiomyopathy or if you suffer from Long-term high blood pressure as well. You can get it if you already have conditions that can affect the heart, which include a past heart attack or coronary artery disease, or an infection in the heart.

If you have obesity, which makes the heart work harder you are more likely to get it due to exertion. If you’re an alcoholic or if you have a history of long-term alcohol abuse. Using drugs always leads to multiple diseases. Avoid using amphetamines, cocaine, and anabolic steroids. It is also acquired due to other disease treatments which are high dosages such as certain chemotherapy drugs and radiation therapy for cancer which directly affects the heart.

Other conditions that can affect the heart which can cause cardiomyopathy are the buildup of abnormal proteins, it is a disease that can cause inflammation in cells of the heart.