HolisticOnLine  Discover the Best!   

Comprehensive information about your health. Features conventional, alternative, integrative, and mind-body medicine.  
Holisticonline.com  gives you choices for your health,
naturally. (sm)  

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Castle Rock CO

Looking for information on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Castle Rock? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Castle Rock that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find information on Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Castle Rock.

Olga Lucia Rodriguez
(303) 888-1006
Lone Tree, CO
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

Data Provided By:
Melanee Higgins
(303) 668-3928
19753 E. Pike's Peak Court+ Ste. 102
Parker, CO
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

Data Provided By:
Jodi Winter
(303) 577-9977
5191 So. Yosemite+ Ste. B
Greenwood Village, CO
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

Data Provided By:
Rebecca Richey
(303) 507-6962
3770 S. Ulster St.
Denver, CO
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

Data Provided By:
Greg Shim, L.Ac.
(303) 660-4357
One Oakwood Park Plaza, Suite 106
Castle Rock, CO
Specialty
Acupuncture, Herbology, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na
Associated Hospitals
Castle Rock Family Acupuncture

Megan Wright
(303) 470-1995
9075 Forssgorm Dr.
Lone Tree, CO
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

Data Provided By:
Ron Minson
(303) 320-4411
5655 South Yosemite Street+ Suite 303
Green Village, CO
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

Data Provided By:
Ruth Graham
(303) 797-6656
2516 West Main Street
Littleton, CO
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

Data Provided By:
Gretchen Frey
(303) 744-3477
499 East Hampden+ #350
Englewood, CO
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

Data Provided By:
Inner Connections Yoga
(303) 688-8598
821-A North Park Street
Castle Rock, CO
Specialty
Acupressure, Animal Health, Aromatherapy, Breathwork, Craniosacral Therapy, Energy Healing, Guided Imagery, Healing Touch, Hypnotherapy, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Life Coaching, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Meditation, Myofascial Release, Past Life Regression, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Pilates, Pranic Healing, Qi Gong, Raindrop Therapy, Reconnective Healing, Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu, Sound Therapy, Stone Massage, Therapeutic Touch, Tibetan Medicine, Wellness Centers, Yoga

Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Holisticonline.com

Holisticonline.com is developed and maintained by ICBS, Inc.
Send mail to: info@holisticonline.com with comments about this web site.
Copyright © 1998-2011 ICBS, Inc. Terms of Use
All Rights Reserved.