Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is most often caused by abnormal genes in the heart muscle. These genes cause the walls of the heart chamber (left ventricle) to contract harder and become thicker than normal. Dr. Suresh G Vijan is the Best Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Doctors in Mumbai.

The thickened walls become stiff. This reduces the amount of blood taken in and pumped out to the body with each heartbeat.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Doctors in Mumbai

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is a disease which involves abnormal thickening of the heart muscles. Usually, only one part of the heart muscles becomes thick. This makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood efficiently. It is a common medical condition which can affect people of any age group.

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy treatment may include surgery, an implantable device, or medication to slow or regulate the heart rate.

Here is the Best doctor to consult for Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a Cardiac Surgeon.

Signs and symptoms of HCM include:

  • Chest pain, especially with physical exertion.
  • Shortness of breath, especially with physical exertion
  • Fatigue
  • Arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms)
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Fainting (syncope)
  • Swelling in the ankles, feet, legs, abdomen and veins in the neck