Cardiomegaly

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What is cardiomegaly?

Cardiomegaly is enlargement of the heart which can be due to conditions which increase the workload of the heart such as heart valve disease or high blood pressure.

Common symptoms reported by people with cardiomegaly

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cardiomegaly

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with cardiomegaly, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cardiomegaly

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cardiomegaly, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cardiomegaly on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 6
40s 8
50s 10
60s 12
70+ 9
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 7
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 11
Female 36

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 32
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from cardiomegaly patients who have completed their condition history
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