refers to diseases of the .
How Cardiomyopathy Is Diagnosed
Your doctor will diagnose based on your medical and family histories, a physical exam, and the results from tests and procedures.
Often, a or pediatric cardiologist diagnoses and treats . A cardiologist specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases. A pediatric cardiologist is a cardiologist who treats children.
Medical and Family Histories
Your doctor will want to learn about your medical history. He or she will want to know what signs and symptoms you have and how long you’ve had them.
Your doctor also will want to know whether anyone in your family has had , , or .
Your doctor will use a to listen to your and for sounds that may suggest . These sounds may even suggest a certain type of the disease.
For example, the loudness,…