Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart muscle which affects its size, shape, and structure. Common cardiomyopathies include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and dilated cardiomyopathy.
Cardiomyopathy is usually inherited which means it can run in families. Some members of a family may be affected more than others and some family members may not be affected or have any symptoms.
Three types of Cardiomyopathy include: