What Is Cardiac Amyloidosis?

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asked Apr 6, 2010 by anonymous

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Cardiac Amyloidosis is also known as the Stiff Heart Syndrome. This disorder occur when there is an abnormal deposits of protein in the tissues of the heart that leads to decreased in heart function.

Men are most likely to be affected with this condition than women.

Here are the Symptoms of Cardiac Amyloidosis:

- swelling of the feet
- swelling of the ankle
- swelling of other body parts like the abdomen
- palpitations
- too much urination at night
- breathing shortness
- having difficulty with breathing when lying down
- fatigue
answered Apr 6, 2010 by anonymous