Tag: "hypertrophic cardiomyopathy"
It may sound soon, but for many the new school year starts in early August. With so many going in for football and soccer practice, we want you to be watchful of a dangerous heart condition that kills several high school athletes every year — HCM or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. It’s a genetic condition in which during the teen [...]
The school year has started, and along with that comes sports – basketball, football, hockey and the like. For many kids and young adults, it’s something they look forward to all summer long. But for some young adults, a medical condition that for many goes unnoticed and untreated can lead to death. This was the [...]
This past fall, a myriad of high school athletes died suddenly during sport practice or sporting events. The cause? Hidden heart defects that go undetected during normal high school physicals. One of the causes of death, called HCM or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, is a genetic condition in which during the teen years the hear thickens abnormally, [...]
Since I’m being inundated with frivolous Top 10 lists in my favorite magazines and websites, I thought I’d add to the fray by including a list of our own. Following are the Top 10 videos on the BJH YouTube channel for 2010. These videos received the most views, and some of them might surprise you. [...]