If the thickness is caused by high blood pressure, maybe there can be some regression, or if it is caused by drinking too much, by stopping drinking. If however, you have a true Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, as a form of heart disease, then you probably aren't going to get that regressed. HCM is a progressive disease so the walls tend to get thicker over time. It is important that you are been followed by a center that sees HCM patients. This can be a genetic disease so all persons in the family should have echoes done to make sure they do not have the disease. Also an EP Study should be done to see if there is any problems with the electrical system of the heart to help prevent a sudden death event which happens in about 2% of the population. It is important to know if any family members have died suddenly before the age of 55-60.
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