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Would a cardiac MRI of shown a enlarged heart and cardiomyopathies? What about heart failure?

Yes. Cardiac MRI would give very accurate info about chamber sizes and motion/function. "Heart failure" per se is a clinical diagnosis. BUT the cardiac MRI would be able to tell you how well the chamber is squeezing and whether its functioning normally or not. Read more...
MRI. Yes an MRI can be used to diagnose enlarged heart, cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Another test that is often used to make these diagnoses is the echocardiogram. MRI uses magnets to image the heart and echocardiogram uses ultrasound. Read more...

Can you have prolonged (I.e 24/7) stress cardiomyopathy symptoms (or heart pain caused by stress). As opposed to just one significant event?

24/7 chest pain is. usually not the heart.There are many other structures in the chest that can cause persistant pain.Seek help from your doc.He can rule out heart problems,which would ,at least,give you some peace of mind. Read more...

I have mild hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the left ventricular. Can this cause fatal arrhythmia? I have had an echo which showed my heart is strong.

Yes. Abnormal thickened left ventricle can make it harder for the heart to pump blood plus is associated with arrhythmias. Condition often goes undiagnosed. Few people have chest pain, shortness of breath, syncope. Recognized cause is sudden death in athletes. Stay connected with your cardiology for close follow up. Stay hydrated all the times during exercise. Read more...
Yes. Unfortunately hcm can lead to sudden death. The heart usually beats well. Most patients should be on some medication, most frequently a beta-blocker, with this diagnosis. You should be followed bya cardiologist familiar with this disease. Read more...

What's causes atrial tachycardia, I'm 30 f started noticing fast heart in july hosp first thought was cardiomyopathy according to my ecgs?

Need more data. The list of causes is long, including hypertension, cardiomyopathy, valve problems, coronary heart disease, thyroid disease and electrical problems of the heart. Tests used to assess the problem include blood tests, electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and holter monitor test, among others. Read more...
Alcohol afib. In younger age group virus. Alcohol. Energy drinks. Thyroif abnormalitied cause afib. Another cause can be sleep apnea. Read more...