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Could you get alcoholic cardiomyopathy at 23?

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Not common : It could happen however if structural damage exists and if alcohol is overused a underlying cause of cardiomyopathy could be hastenend. In most likelihood this would have to be excluded.
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