• Data question universal restriction of vigorous exercise for people with HCM

    15 days ago - By Healio

    NEW ORLEANS - Adults with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who engaged in vigorous exercise were at no greater risk for death, cardiac arrest or other outcomes compared with those engaging in low-to-moderate-intensity physical activity.
    In a prospective study of more than 1,600 people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy , which also included those with genotype-positive/phenotype-negative HCM, researchers found that people participating in high-intensity competitive sports were also not at heightened risk, Rachel Lampert, MD, FACC, the Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine
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