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Jesse Stoff
(631) 806-9164
976 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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East End Wellness Center
(631) 806-9164
also offering Allergy Testing & Treatment,976 Roanoke Ave.
Riverhead, NY
Specialty
Bioidentical Hormones, Blood Chemistry Analysis, Chelation Therapy, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Medical Intuitive, Naturopathy, NHRT, Nutrition, Wellness Centers

Born To Massage Associates
(631) 477-2006
425 9th Street
Greenport, NY
 
Racaniello, Annette, Do - Annette Racaniello Pc
(631) 286-2355
1 Andiron Ln
Brookhaven, NY

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Raphael Morgan
(718) 773-2196
744 St. Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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East End Wellness Center
(631) 806-9164
976 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY
Services
Yeast Syndrome, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Research, Preventive Medicine, Pain Management, Other, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Metabolic Medicine, Immunology, Homeopathy, Environmental Medicine, Energy Medicine, Chelation Therapy, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Lloyd Reiter
(631) 758-8770
1731 N Ocean Av, Suite C
Medford, NY
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Lloyd Reiter
Industry
Homeopath

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Born To Massage Associates
(631) 477-2006
425 9th Street
Greenport, NY
 
Valeriya Gibson
(718) 897-6605
97-13 64 Rd. L.L.
Rego Park, NY
Membership Organizations
International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Rev. Susan Knutson
(716) 735-4021
Middleport, NY
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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