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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Hendersonville NC

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Stephanie Wolf
(828) 298-4054
105 Cedar Ridge Dr.
Asheville, NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Mark Hoch
(828) 252-9833
1312 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Kristina Lewis
(828) 298-4800
16 Sterling Street
Asheville, NC
Company
Lewis Family Natural Health
Industry
Homeopath, Naturopathic Doctor (ND)
Specialties & Therapies
Specialties : Women's Health, Weight Loss, PMS, Menopause

Therapies : Nutritional Counseling, Hydrotherapy, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Botanical Medicine, Homeopathy
Professional Affiliations
North Carolina Association of Naturopathic Physicians, National Center for Homeopathy, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

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Kim Hageman, DD, DMP, CLT
(828) 275-2755
Asheville, NC
Services
"Crystal Light" Crystal Therapist, Spiritual Healer, Doctor of Metaphysics, Doctor of Divinity, Doctor of Religious Science I am a heart-centered holistic crystal healing therapist whose soul purpose is to facilitate healing, personal development and transformation. I offer Crystal Healing, Distance Healing, Space Clearings and Blessings, Crystal Divination, Crystal Healing for Pets, Customized Healing Jewelry, and Living Altars.
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Peacefulmind.com

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Fowler Rhulon A Dr Chiroprctr
(336) 226-8450
314 Alamance Road
Burlington, NC
 
Jennifer Woods
(828) 280-6331
93 Adawehi Lane
Columbus , NC
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Michelle A. Payton, Ph.D., D.C.H.
(828) 681-1728
1354 Heathbrook Circle
Asheville, NC
Specialty
EFT / TFT, Hypnotherapy, Life Coaching, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Past Life Regression
Associated Hospitals
div. of The Left Side

Sierra Lamanna
(828) 862-8806
1185 Ecusta Rd.,Phone sessions also available
Brevard, NC
Specialty
Distance Healing, Flower Essences, Herbology, Kinesiology, Medical Intuitive, Nutrition, Remote Healing, Spiritual Counseling, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
Trinity Healing Arts

Fountain of Youth Day Spa & Salon
(828) 698-2954
516 Kanuga Road
Hendersonville, NC
 
Angel's Touch-Deborah Angel-Lmt # 1484
(828) 698-6634
217 Duncan Hill Road
Hendersonville, 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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