What Is the Treatment for a Weak Heart Muscle?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 7, 2020 9:45:07 PM ET

Doctors recommend treatment according to the type of cardiomyopathy and the severity of the condition, explains Heartland Cardiovascular Center, LLC. Patients who are waiting for a heart transplant use a pacemaker or undergo surgery until a heart donor is found. Lifestyle changes help to manage the symptoms of angina, heart failure and abdominal heart rhythms, says MedlinePlus.