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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Missoula MT

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Jan Newman
(406) 258-6284
3436 Mountain Drive
Clinton, MT
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Cornerstone Chiropractic Center
(406) 541-9150
715 Kensington Ave #24a
Missoula, MT
 
Inner Workings Resources
(406) 443-3439
210 N. Higgins, Suite O
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Clinical Hypnotherapy
Gender
Male
Education
Professional Hypnotherapy
Associated Hospitals
St. Patrick's - Missoula, St. Peter's - Helena
Professional Memberships
American Society of Hypnotists Examiners

W Chiropractic
(406) 549-9100
2801 Great Northern Loop
Missoula, MT
 
Montana Whole Health
(406) 552-5041
725 W. Alder St Ste 2
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Naturopathic Physician
Gender
Female
Education
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
Professional Memberships
Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Lillian Flowers
(406) 546-6354
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Akashic Records, Channeling, Distance Healing, Energy Healing, Life Coaching, Medical Intuitive, Medium, Metaphysics, Psychic, Reiki, Remote Healing, Spiritual Counseling
Associated Hospitals
Psychic & Medical Intuitive

Sweetwater Patient Services
(406) 541-0420
2810 Brooks St.
Missoula, MT
 
Natalie Morrow
(406) 370-8170
Red Willow Center
Missoula, MT
Specialty
BodyTalk, AnimalTalk & Reiki
Education
BA, MS
Professional Memberships
International BodyTalk Association

M4U LLC
(406) 541-9222
2935 Stockyards Roads, Unit M4
Missoula , MT
Specialty
Medical Cannabis
Gender
All
Education
Ethical, Educated and Compliant
Associated Hospitals
none
Professional Memberships
Yes

Braincore Therapy Clinic
(406) 273-4686
5537 Old US Hwy 93
Florence, MT
Specialty
Neurofeedback
Gender
Male
Education
Doctor of Chiropractic

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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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