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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Springfield OR

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Caroline Smythe
(541) 431-9529
1488 Oak Street
Eugene, OR
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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(541) 513-7894
1477 Lake Dr.
Eugene , OR
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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L. Laura Taylor
(541) 484-6224
1885 Sunrise Ave.
Eugene, OR
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Oak Street Medical, PC
(541) 431-9529
1488 Oak Street
Eugene, OR
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(541) 683-9088
PO Box 5224
Eugene, OR
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Jan Stafl
(541) 342-8616
10 Coburg Road+ Suite 100
Eugene, OR
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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(541) 683-9088
PO Box 5224
Eugene, OR
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American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)

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Pacific Women's Center, LLC
(541) 342-8616
10 Coburg Road, Suite 100
Eugene, OR
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Gynecology, Energy Medicine, Other, Women's Health
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American Holistic Medical Association

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Dr. Kimberly Foster
(541) 342-4520
492 E 13th Ave. Suite 200
Eugene, OR
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Oregon Naturopathic Clinic
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CranioSacral Therapy, Energy Healer, Health Educator, Healthy Lifestyle Coach, Massage Practitioner
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(541) 242-3314
4627 Fox Hollow Road
Eugene, OR
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Karta Purkh Khalsa
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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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