Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

About- Left ventricular hypertrophy also known as an enlarged heart is enlargement and thickening (hypertrophy) of the muscle walls of the heart's left pumping chamber (ventricle)
 
Symptoms-
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Pounding or fluttering sensation in the chest
  • Rapid heartbeats
  • Shortness of breath
 
Causes-
  • Aortic insufficiency
  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Athletic hypertrophy 
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Enlargement of the aorta
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
  • Valve disease
Specialist to visit
Cardiologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.heart.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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