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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Charlotte NC

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Bobbie Pallante
(704) 713-7145
2436 N. Sharon Amity+ #103
Charlotte, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Darlene Barnes
(704) 921-0079
11801 Harris Pointe Dr.
Charlotte, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Donna Randolph
(704) 823-1577
3302 S. New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Michael Smith
(704) 708-4404
1212 Mann Drive
Matthews, NC
Company
Carolinas Natural Health Center
Industry
Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Homeopath
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Anxiety, ADD/ADHD

Therapies : Botanical Medicine, Colon Hydrotherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Life Coaching, Massage Therapy, Homeopathy, Nutrition Education, Pediatrics
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None
Professional Affiliations
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians, National Center for Homeopathy, American College of Sports Medicine, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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Cristin Gregory, MSOM, Dipl. OM, L. Ac.
(704) 663-6544
19900 S. Main St., Suite 8
Cornelius, NC
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Flower Essences, Guided Imagery, Herbology, Integrative Medicine, Massage Therapy, MicroCurrent Therapy, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Shiatsu, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
Wellbeing Natural Health

Catherine Simard
(704) 858-4803
942 West Hill St.
Charlotte, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Jane A. Fitch
(704) 564-9797
Charlotte, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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Michelle Dillon
(704) 708-4404
1212 Mann Drive
Charlotte, NC
Company
Carolinas Natural Health Center
Industry
Naturopathic Doctor (ND), Homeopath
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Stress, Anxiety

Therapies : Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Nutritional Counseling, Homeopathy, Nutrition Education, Pediatrics
Insurance
None
Professional Affiliations
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board, Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association, National Center for Homeopathy, North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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Darren Holman, L.Ac, MAOM
(704) 942-5300
167 G South Trade St.
Matthews, NC
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Craniosacral Therapy, Energy Healing, Herbology, Magnetic Therapy, MicroCurrent Therapy, Qi Gong, Spinal Decompression , Traditional Chinese Medicine
Associated Hospitals
Holistic Acupuncture Clinic

Chair & Equipment Rentals & Sales Inc
(704) 333-8431
800 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC
 
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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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