Genetic Abnormalities That Can Predispose A Person For Cardiac Arrest(2023)

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Generally, we know if our dad or someone on the mother’s side has a heart condition. According to Dr Chandra, there are certain genetic abnormalities that can predispose a person for cardiac arrest.

1. Long QT syndrome

It is an inherited heart problem that affects how your heart beats, and it is one of the causes of sudden cardiac death in young, otherwise healthy, people, according to National Health Service (NHS).

2. Brugada syndrome

It is a rare but a serious condition that can cause the heart to beat dangerously fast, as per NHS. It is usually caused by a faulty gene that’s inherited from a parent.

3. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

It is most often caused by abnormal genes in the heart muscle, and as Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy progresses, it can cause health problems. It may lead to heart failure, and can also lead to sudden cardiac arrest, according to American Heart Association.

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