Myocardial degeneration is another term for cardiomyopathy, which refers to a disease of heart muscle that enlarges the muscle and makes it rigid, according to Mayo Clinic. This disease makes it harder for the heart to p... More »

Symptoms of myocardial ischemia include thoracic pain, thoracic pressure, jaw ache, increased pulse rate and pain in the arms, according to Mayo Clinic. Patients with myocardial ischemia may also experience nausea accomp... More »

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Chest pain, hypotension and decrease of consciousness are symptoms of inferior myocardial infarction, according to the National Institutes of Health. Additional symptoms of myocardial infarction include cold sweats, sudd... More »

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There can be many different heart conditions that can cause pain associated with the heart muscle, including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary, myocarditis and myocardial infarction. A person may need to see a doctor... More »

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A heart muscle weakening, or cardiomyopathy, is diagnosed on the basis of the individual’s personal history, his family history, and the results of physical examinations and tests, according to the National Heart, Lung, ... More »

Left ventricular heart disease, or left ventricular hypertrophy, is caused by high blood pressure, aortic valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and athletic training, according to Mayo Clinic. It occurs when someth... More »

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Viral infections affecting the heart can produce myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle, which can progress to cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle, according to the National Institutes of Health. Myoc... More »

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