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I have left ventricular hypertrophy with 60% reduction in the left ventricle doc says I should not b able to do stairs but I have just done an ironman?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Feel okay now but

Very likely your heart is now affected due to thick heart, probably due to hypertension or other type of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, so strenuous exercise esp.
Isometrics, weight lifting, and like can make this condition much worse and can even lead to sudden death. Competition exercise or marathon running is an absolute contraindication for these patients. Marathon athletes can develop cm.

In brief: Feel okay now but

Very likely your heart is now affected due to thick heart, probably due to hypertension or other type of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, so strenuous exercise esp.
Isometrics, weight lifting, and like can make this condition much worse and can even lead to sudden death. Competition exercise or marathon running is an absolute contraindication for these patients. Marathon athletes can develop cm.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: That's good

Congratulations! keep on keeping on!

In brief: That's good

Congratulations! keep on keeping on!
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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