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Cardiologist Murphy NC

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Brian Patrick Mitchell
(828) 837-8131
4188 E Us Highway 64
Murphy, NC
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Paul Conrad
(800) 291-4020
2855 Old Highway 5
Blue Ridge, GA
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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Richard Kutnick MD
(212) 879-2628
898 Park Ave
New York, NC

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James Dennis Yopp, MD
(336) 765-4871
755 Highland Oaks Dr Ste 204
Winston Salem, NC
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1966

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Martin Eldridge Bacon, MD
(910) 485-6470
3634 Cape Center Dr
Fayetteville, NC
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital: Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hosp, Fayetteville, Nc
Group Practice: Cape Fear Cardiology Assoc

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High Mountain Healthcare & Life Wellness
(706) 745-2229
63 Pleasant Hill Road
Blairsville, GA
Yoga, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Fitness/Exercise, Family Practice, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Shailesh Malla, MD
(716) 632-2066
Burns Professional Building Suite 106 2855 Old Hig
Blue Ridge, GA
Graduation Year: 2007

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Sidney C Smith Jr., MD
(919) 966-5201
130 Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
UNC Cardiology

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Kenneth Scott Lerrick, MD
(252) 321-1362
310 W Meath Dr
Winterville, NC
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1981

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Mark A Mitchell
(336) 277-2000
186 Kimel Park Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

In restrictive cardiomyopathy, the heart resists filling with blood. Hence the amount of blood pumped out by the heart is not sufficient to meet the body's increased need for the energy and nutrients when the person is exercising. But the heart will be able to provide adequate blood when the person is resting. 

Restrictive cardiomyopathy is the least common form of cardiomyopathy. It has several similarities  with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Causes of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Cause is usually not known.

1. The heart muscle is gradually replaced by scar tissue.

2. The heart muscle is infiltrated by abnormal material, such as white blood cells.

3. Amyloidosis

4. Sarcoidosis

5. Hemochromatosis- When the body contains excessive amount of iron, it may accumulate in the heart muscle, as in iron overload.

6. A tumor invading the heart tissue.

Symptoms of Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

  • Shortness of breath

  • Tissue swelling (edema)

  • Abnormal heart rhythms

  • Palpitations

  • Heat failure

  • Chest pain and fainting - These are less likely than in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy


    Restrictive cardiomyopathy is often one of the suspected causes of heart failure. 
    The diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy is based largely on a physical examination, an electrocardiogram (ECG), and an echocardiogram.

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sometimes used to provide information about the structure of the heart.

    Catheterization of the heart is required to arrive at a precise diagnosis.


    About 70 percent of people with restrictive cardiomyopathy die within 5 years of when symptoms begin.


    No satisfactory therapy is available.

    Diuretics may actually worsen the condition instead of improving it.

    Drugs normally used in heart failure to reduce the heart's workload may actually reduce the blood pre...

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