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I just found out my mother passed away due to COPD and cardiac

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I just found out my mother passed away due to COPD and cardiac myalgia and I was wondering what exactly the latter was?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 4 years ago.
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Cardiac myalgia is pain of the muscles due to heart conditions, usually from decreased blood flow. This term is also often used to describe failure of the muscles of the heart. It doesn't really relate to any specific disease or condition per se

Even though you didn't ask, here is some basic information on COPD:

COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Here is a good webpage on this condition:

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