10 symptoms of heart failure in athletes

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in athletes, according to respected mortality classifications

In addition, heart failure of various other aetiologies can also contribute to cardiovascular fatalities in this mostly young age group, says Dr Robert Skalik, a cardiologist and exercise physiologist at Poland’s Medical University of Wrocław.

“Systolic heart failure of various origins is one of the