Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

About- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) also called hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy is an inherited medical condition in which the heart muscle (especially the ventricles, or lower heart chambers) becomes abnormally thick which may hamper normal blood flow out of the heart.
 
Symptoms-
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Heart murmur
  • High blood pressure
  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
 
Causes-
  • Aging
  • Family history
  • High blood pressure
 
Complications
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure
  • Mitral valve regurgitation
  • Obstructed blood flow
  • Stroke
  • Sudden cardiac death
Specialists to visit-
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Cardiologist
Cardiothoracic Surgeon

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.heart.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.bhf.org.uk

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