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Published on: 6/11/2024

What are the early symptoms of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HOCM)?

The majority of people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HOCM) will not have symptoms. Symptoms that lead to finding HOCM are non-specific and include heart palpitations, fainting, dizzines, shortness of breath and fatigue.

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Many people with HOCM will not have any early symptoms. HOCM is often incidentally picked up with an ECG or cardiac ultrasound. However, some people with HOCM will have symptoms that include heart palpitations, fainting, dizzines, shortness of breath and fatigue.

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