How can you tell if you or someone you
love might have transthyretin amyloid
How can you tell if you or someone you love might have transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)?
Did you know that some seemingly unrelated signs and symptoms could be caused by ATTR-CM? Your body may be sending you a message.
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(e.g., biceps, Achilles tendon)
(e.g., diarrhea, constipation, nausea, or feeling full quickly)
(known as peripheral edema)
(known as cardiac arrhythmia)
(numbness, tingling, or pain in your fingers)
(known as lumbar spinal stenosis)
(known as peripheral neuropathy)
These examples are for illustrative purposes only. Signs and symptoms may vary from patient to patient.
If you have heart failure and experience any of these symptoms, talk to your cardiologist about ATTR-CM. The more your doctor knows about what you are experiencing, the better they can help you get many of the answers you need.
If your doctor suspects ATTR-CM, they may conduct certain diagnostic tests.
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