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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Paris TX

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Circle W Health Foods
(903) 785-5738
2805 Clarksville Street
Paris, TX
Chirocare Chiropractic
(903) 785-4900
1019 South Collegiate Drive
Paris, TX
Circle S Enterprises
(903) 784-3261
3125 Clarksville Street Ofc
Paris, TX
A Deal Massage
(903) 784-4660
1405 East Houston Street
Paris, TX
Delaware Leon Spa & Salon
(903) 785-1020
1800 Farm Road 195
Paris, TX
Beauticontrol Cosmetics
(903) 785-4218
3245 Mahaffey
Paris, TX
Chiropractic Associates
(903) 785-5551
3305 Northeast Loop 286
Paris, TX
Advantage Flooring
(903) 737-1904
2705 Lamar Avenue
Paris, TX
Boren Ballard R
(903) 784-2111
3305 Northeast Loop 286
Paris, TX
Clara Hibbler
(817) 991-1032
5535 MacArthur Dr.
Fort Worth, TX
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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 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


        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.


        About 4 percent of people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy die each year. Death is usually sudden. Death from chronic heart failure is less common.


        The objective of the tr...

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