Taking Her Health to Heart
For over 30 years, a number of treatments and lifestyle changes have helped Vanessa manage her HOCM. Even through complications, she’s remained steadfast.
Strong Family Ties
As a young athlete, Paul worried if his heart would give out. His cousin had died while jogging, and he had the same gene that can block blood flow.
A Medical History Helps Unravel a Mystery
Early diagnosis is key for treating HOCM. Family medical history, highlighting heart-related conditions, and genetic testing can help pinpoint a mutation.
Hope on the Horizon
With more research, doctors hope to have a better understanding of all the causes of HOCM, and ultimately, more targeted therapies.