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What Is Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy?

Alcohol addiction for a prolonged period of time can have serious consequences for the heart, including weakened heart muscle. According to Robert Segal, M.D., founder of Manhattan Cardiology, when the heart muscle weakens as a result of prolonged alcohol misuse, it can’t pump blood as effectively, which can result in a buildup of fat and other substances within the muscle cells. Over time, this damage can lead to the enlargement of the heart and the development of heart failure. Read the article.