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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Laramie WY

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DINI Chiropractic Center
(307) 742-9378
253 North 3rd Street
Laramie, WY
 
Elk Mountain Herbs
(307) 742-0404
214 Ord Street
Laramie, WY
 
Cupps Mark Doctor of Chiropractic
(307) 742-4332
212 East Ivinson Avenue
Laramie, WY
 
Connection To Health LLC
(307) 745-5463
2135 East Garfield Street
Laramie, WY
 
Eden Health LLC
(307) 745-8898
1215 E. Park Ave
Laramie, WY
Specialty
Childbirth, Nutrition, Doula, Breastfeeding
Gender
Female
Education
BS, Various Certifications
Professional Memberships
ICEA

Anatomy Works Therapeutic Massage
(307) 721-9030
2789 Riverside Drive
Laramie, WY
 
Albany County Chiropractic Center
(307) 742-6840
807 South 3rd Street
Laramie, WY
 
Front Range Beefalo Natural Meat
(307) 742-6072
Highway 287
Laramie, WY
 
Cartouche Day Spa
(307) 742-0200
217 South 2nd Street
Laramie, WY
 
Carol A. Fischer
(307) 778-3121
Cheyenne, WY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)

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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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