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Anita Perkins
(816) 361-2454
616 E. 63rd St.+ Ste 103
Kansas City, MO
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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(800) 627-4360
5453 West 61st Place
Mission, KS
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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(913) 322-0001
5453 w 61st Place
Mission, KS
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Obrien Pharmacy & KC Holistic Centre
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Acupuncturist, Homeopath, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
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Specialties : Infertility, PCOS, PMS, Weight Loss, Women's Health

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Graham, Becky, Do - Cynthia J Caputo Pc
(816) 220-5550
1900 NW Copper Oaks Cir Ste 1
Blue Springs, MO

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Harris, Weldon, Md - Independence Pediatrics
(816) 373-1111
17500 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 5
Independence, MO

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Nancy Russell
(816) 453-5545
5140 North Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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(913) 206-4531
Kansas City, MO
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(816) 453-5545
5140 North Antioch Road
Kansas City, MO
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A Healthy Change Hypnotherapy
(816) 560-6903
1133 W Main Street
Blue Springs, MO
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Smoking Cessation & Weight Loss
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Certified Hypnotherapist CHt

Frank, Robert, Do - Primary Care Ctr
(816) 795-6000
4911 S Arrowhead Dr
Independence, MO

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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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