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Overview of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a disorder that involves enlargement of heart muscle, resulting in disturbances in blood flow through the heart or electrical conduction of the heart. In males it is usually genetic, but in females it may respond to treatment with oral agents.

Complimentary and alternative treatments for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that are considered below include:

  • Neurotransmitter Balancing

Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Please see conventional, complimentary and alternative medical treatments for important background information regarding the different types of medical treatments discussed below.

Naturopathic, Complimentary and Alternative Treatments

Neurotransmitter Balancing

Neuro Research [Hinz2015] reports that chronic diseases such as cardiomyopathy can be benefited by balancing neurotransmitter levels in the body.

Dr. Weyrich has been trained in neurotransmitter balancing protocols, but has not treated cardiomyopathy using this technique.

Please see What is Neurotransmitter Balancing? for more information.


References for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy