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Is there a relationship between dilated cardiomyopathy and fibromyalgia?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Preventive Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Chest Pain

Not really. A person suffering with a cardiomyopathy may eventually get fibromyalgia due to the depletion of nutrients and hormones caused by the poor pumping function of the heart.
But the reverse is not true....People with fibromyalgia do not go on to have cardiomyopathies as a routine outcome.

In brief: Chest Pain

Not really. A person suffering with a cardiomyopathy may eventually get fibromyalgia due to the depletion of nutrients and hormones caused by the poor pumping function of the heart.
But the reverse is not true....People with fibromyalgia do not go on to have cardiomyopathies as a routine outcome.
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

There has been no established link between these two diseases.

In brief: No

There has been no established link between these two diseases.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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