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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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My dad was diagnosed with angina at 36 and later on in life

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My dad was diagnosed with angina at 36 and later on in life was diagnosed with cardio supporting could it be genetic?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Sorry--what did you mean by cardio supporting and does anyone else in his family have a history of cardiac disease?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Sorry my spelling not to good my dad had angina and cardiomyopathy

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK--anyone else in the family with any cardiac disease?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes my father

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK If it were just him then it isn't likely that there's a genetic predisposition in your family for cardiomyopathy but a genetic family cardiomyopathy disorder does exist. I'll give you a link for more information here but just to be sure everyone in his family should at least let their doctor know about your dad
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/familial-hypertrophic-cardiomyopathy
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you very much

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
My pleasure Caroline. Please remember to rate my service to you