Left ventricular hypertrophy

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What is left ventricular hypertrophy?

Left ventricular hypertrophy is enlargement (hypertrophy) of the muscle tissue that makes up the wall of your heart's main pumping chamber (left ventricle). It develops in response to some factor, such as high blood pressure, that requires the left ventricle to work harder.

Common symptoms reported by people with left ventricular hypertrophy

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with left ventricular hypertrophy

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
chest pain (1) heart palpitations (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
heart palpitations (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Actiq)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobility scooter)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)

Data from patients with left ventricular hypertrophy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with left ventricular hypertrophy

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Perceived effectiveness
for left ventricular hypertrophy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
shortness of breath (dyspnea)
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
chest pain (1) heart palpitations (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
heart palpitations (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Actiq)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobility scooter)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with left ventricular hypertrophy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has left ventricular hypertrophy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 5
30s 13
40s 18
50s 19
60s 17
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 33
Female 47

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 34
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from left ventricular hypertrophy patients who have completed their condition history
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