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What Is Cardiac Amyloidosis? Martha Grogan MD, Mayo Clinic Explains In Today's 🩺Monday Medical 🩺 Video.

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Cardiac amyloidosis is a disorder caused by deposits of an abnormal protein (amyloid) in the heart tissue. These deposits make it hard for the heart to work properly
Other Names: Primary cardiac amyloidosis - AL type; Secondary cardiac amyloidosis - AA type; Stiff heart syndrome; Senile amyloidosis
Martha Grogan, M.D., Mayo Clinic cardiologist, provides an overview of cardiac amyloidosis and the major types of amyloid that affect the heart. This is part one of a series of three videos that… read more

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Caryn is one amazing gal . Very dedicated to us heart patients

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No but it is confusing as all get out! I just endured a Cardiac catheterization today…It showed that I have zero clogged arteries! This is good news as it makes me feel as if I have Not inherited the family curse! Although I already have Congestive Heart Failure and have had it go quite some time although no diagnosis until 2021! I will speak to my Cardiologist on August 7 about this as we are still investigating! Thank you Caryn for Always bringing us interesting information!!!

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SIX DIFFERENT NAMES? A Medical Dictionary is needed to find out what you have been "diagnosed" with and even then it's clear as mud? Is this on purpose to keep us in the dark?

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@A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member, I think you are my biggest fan! How are you feeling these days my friend?

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