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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Salisbury NC

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Jaymie Weidenfeld
(704) 664-7454
379 Blume Rd
Mooresville, NC
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Collins Chiropractic & Acupuncture
(704) 642-0900
138 Mocksville Avenue
Salisbury, NC
 
Daily Manufacturing- Incorporated
(704) 782-0400
4820 Pless Road
Rockwell, NC
 
Erese-Bonzo Chiropractic Center
(704) 636-0741
1122 North Main Street
Salisbury, NC
 
Accident and Injury Care Center
(252) 757-0004
402 South Memorial Drive
Greenville, NC
 
Anthony J. Castiglia, M.D.,Billie Castiglia, D.N.M.
(704) 799-9740
Advanced Integrative Medicine,570 Williamson Rd., Suite C
Moorseville, NC
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Aromatherapy, Biofeedback, Bioidentical Hormones, Color Therapy, Distance Healing, Energy Healing, EPFX (QXCI) / SCIO, Guided Imagery, Integrative Medicine, Light Therapy, MicroCurrent Therapy, Naturopathy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Neurofeedback, NHRT, Nutrition, Remote Healing, Wellness Centers

Dancing Moon's EarthWay
(704) 748-1342
5596 Daybrook Court
Stanley, NC
 
Daniel J. Bernstein- M.D.
(704) 839-6280
10430 Harris Oaks Blvd.
Ste B, NC
 
Accident & Trauma Chiropractic Center
(704) 784-1711
215 Branchview Drive Northeast
Concord, NC
 
Accident & Injury Clinic of Lexington
(336) 248-8402
41 South Talbert Boulevard
Lexington, 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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