It is the thickening of left ventricular walls of the heart. This thickening may results in elevation of pressure within the  heart and sometimes poor pumping action.

Most of the patients are asymptomatic in the early stages.

Symptoms
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain
  • Palpitation
  • Dizziness
Causes
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Hypertropic cardiomyopathy
  • Athletic training