Living With HCM: Karen was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, at 44. She had no symptoms, but two of her brothers died early from it. HCM is passed on in families.
If you have it, tell your family members so they can be screened. In addition to the importance of finding HCM early in others, you might find comfort and support. For more information, visit CardioSmart.org/HCM.