Genes and Screens for Inherited Heart Disease
Personally and professionally, Lisa Salberg is all too familiar with the genetic link and screenings for HOCM, a dangerous thickening of the heart muscle.
Educating Around a Challenging Diagnosis
If 1 in 500 Americans have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, why isn’t it more talked about? The HCMA hopes to change that by upending common misconceptions.
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.