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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Aberdeen SD

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Aberdeen Chiropractic
(605) 225-9311
310 South 1st Street
Aberdeen, SD
 
Eduardo MEZA Psychiatrist
(605) 225-3622
405 8th Avenue Northeast
Aberdeen, SD
 
Avera St Luke's Hospital - Centralized Scheduling- Therapeutic Massage
(605) 622-5556
North Highway 281 & 15 Avenue
Aberdeen, SD
 
Catherine Wilson
(605) 745-2000
500 North 5th Street
Hot Springs, SD
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Olga Turnquist
(605) 745-3187
902 N. River St.
Hot Springs, SD
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Dakota Chiropractic of Aberdeen PC
(605) 225-4099
520 Moccasin Drive
Aberdeen, SD
 
Bledsoe Family Chiropractic Clinic
(605) 229-1212
221 6th Avenue Southeast Suite 1
Aberdeen, SD
 
Ronda Kvigne
(605) 670-4684
402 East 4th St. Suite #2
Dell Rapids, SD
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Marci Culpeper
(605) 791-5060
Rapid City, SD
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American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Alt Med Services
(605) 343-2682
8035 Black Hawk Rd., Suite 3
Black Hawk, SD
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a group of heart disorders in which the walls of the ventricles thicken. Usually, any thickening of the muscular walls of the heart is from the muscle's reaction to an increased workload.

Risk Factors

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is often found in:

  • People with a birth defect

  • In adults with acromegaly (from excessive growth hormone in the blood.)

  • People who have pheochromocytoma (a tumor that produces adrenaline.)

  • People with neurofibromatosis, a hereditary condition.

    Here is the chain of effects that leads to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy:

    1. The heart becomes thicker and stiffer than normal.

    2. As a result, the heart become more resistant to filling with blood from the lungs.

    3. This leads to back pressure in the lung veins.

    4. This, in turn, can cause fluid to accumulate in the lungs.

    5. The person, as a result, becomes chronically short of breath.

    6. As the ventricle walls thicken, they may block the flow of blood, preventing the heart from filling properly.

      Symptoms

      Symptoms of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy include:

      • Faintness

      • Chest pain

      • Palpitations produced by irregular heartbeats

      • Heart failure with shortness of breath

      • Sudden death may result from irregular heartbeats

        Diagnosis

        Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is usually diagnosed from physical examination. It has a characteristic sound that can be identified by an experienced physician through a stethoscope. 

        The diagnosis is confirmed by further testing, if necessary, from:

        An echocardiogram

        Electrocardiogram (ECG)

        Chest x-ray

        Cardiac catheterization may be necessary if surgery is being considered.

        Prognosis

        About 4 percent of people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy die each year. Death is usually sudden. Death from chronic heart failure is less common.

        Treatment

        The objective of the tr...

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