Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Birth Control Pills
I have been diagnosed with HCM (mild). There is significant family history--uncle and cousin both died in their late teens during athletic events. All great aunts and uncles died of heart attacks (ranging in age 45-90). Two siblings have hypertension and one had a "heart episode". I am 42, non-smoker and in good health. I have mild hypertension. Can I continue to take the Tri-phasil birth control pill? I've taken it since I was 26.
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