Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a cardiac disease caused by a weight increase in the heart (more specifically, of its muscular fibers or myocardium). This pathology, which affects one person out of 500, leads to difficulty breathing, thoracic pains
, palpitations, fainting, etc. Even more serious, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may be responsible for sudden death. Medical treatments nonetheless exist, and they are effective in the majority of cases.
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