My Guide to Possible Symptoms
of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Answer a few questions to get a personalized symptom guide to help you talk to your doctor about whether your symptoms could be due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) or another condition.

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experiencing unexplained symptoms

If you have unexplained symptoms like shortness of breath, chest pain, rapid heartbeat, unexplained fatigue, dizziness, or fainting, these could be symptoms of HCM or another health condition.

talking to your doctor

Only your doctor or a cardiologist (a heart specialist) can tell you if you have HCM. By filling out information in this guide, you can give your doctor a better understanding of your symptoms, how frequently they occur, and how much they impact your lifestyle.

experiencing unexplained symptoms

Step 1
Tell us about your symptoms

1

Which of these possible symptoms of HCM have you experienced?
First, select all symptoms that apply.

2

How frequently have you been experiencing your symptoms?
Please make a selection.

Shortness of breath

Chest pain

Rapid heartbeat

Unexplained tiredness

Feeling dizzy or light-headed

Fainting

Fatigue

3

How long have your symptoms been present?
Please make a selection.

Shortness of breath

Chest pain

Rapid heartbeat

Unexplained tiredness

Feeling dizzy or light-headed

Fainting

Fatigue

woman running on treadmill

Step 2
How symptoms affect
your lifestyle

4

How difficult is it for you to perform the activities below when you are experiencing your symptoms?
Please select your answers below. You can add additional details in the printed guide.

Walking

I am able to walk
blocks before I need to stop.

Climbing stairs

I am able to climb
flights of stairs before I can’t go further.

Exercising

I am able to exercise
minutes before I need to stop.

Standing

I am able to stand for
minutes before I need to sit.

Dressing and grooming
Shopping
Household chores
Performing my job
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Step 3
Current health conditions and medications

5

Have you been diagnosed with any of the following health conditions?
These medical conditions often have similar symptoms to HCM. Please select all that apply.

6

If you’re treating your symptoms but they’re not getting better, what are you taking or what have you tried?
Please select all that apply and discuss with your doctor. You’ll be able to include any details you wish to provide later in the printed guide.

talking to your doctor

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