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Is it possible for prolonged anxiety to cause an enlarged heart and cardiomyopathy in children?
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Never.
Cardiomyopathy is a condition that can be inherited or it can be produced by a virus or it can be caused by an inherited metabolic problem. It is a chronic disease that affects the heart muscle.

In brief: Never.
Cardiomyopathy is a condition that can be inherited or it can be produced by a virus or it can be caused by an inherited metabolic problem. It is a chronic disease that affects the heart muscle.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Humberto Rivas
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Anxiety alone and in the abscense of any other clinical or medical condition shouldn't predispose anybody to have an enlarged heart or cardiomyopathy.

In brief: No
Anxiety alone and in the abscense of any other clinical or medical condition shouldn't predispose anybody to have an enlarged heart or cardiomyopathy.
Dr. Humberto Rivas
Dr. Humberto Rivas
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