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Jaymie Weidenfeld
(704) 664-7454
379 Blume Rd
Mooresville, NC
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International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy (IACT)

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Rev. Carolyn Underwood PhD, CCRT
(704) 799-2186
Transpersonal Psychology and,Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Mooresville, NC
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Alternative Chiropractic Acupun& the Hlthy LFE Center
(704) 799-0939
484 Williamson Road Suite D
Mooresville, NC
Lake Norman NeuroFeedBack Center
(704) 230-0991
Brawley Gateway Center
Mooresville, NC
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INSR, American Nurses Association

Harborside Pediatrics
(704) 664-2552
311 Williamson Rd Ste 100
Mooresville, NC

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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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Arli Studio of Massage & Bodywork
(704) 871-2210
1231 Davie Avenue
Statesville, NC
Adams, Todd J, Md - Lakeshore Women's Specialists
(704) 658-9211
146 Medical Park Rd Ste 206
Mooresville, NC

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Rebecca Duerr, Prenatal/Postpartum Health Counselor, CHHC
(954) 801-1584
Brawley School Road
Mooresville, NC
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Poth, Robert, Do - Harborside Pediatrics
(704) 664-2552
311 Williamson Rd Ste 100
Mooresville, 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 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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