Scientists: Elvis Presley died of a genetic disease associated with heart

Scientists have unraveled the cause of death of the great singer Elvis Presley. In tests they found in the structure of its DNA mutation associated with the development of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The disease manifests heart attacks, shortness of breath, heart failure. Periodically pathology found in young athletes. For a long time with cardiomyopathy do not live, and drug therapy helps not always.

Previously, the death of Elvis Presley put on the shoulders of his personal physician, who ,according to public opinion, exceeded the dose of strong medicine. However, DNA analysis revealed a mutation of the 11th chromosome and the presence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The disease is most common in younger men and ends lethal. In addition, Elvis discovered a genetic predisposition to obesity, glaucoma and migraines.

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Note, Elvis Presley died in a private at the age of 42. At the time of death, the doctors diagnosed him with high blood pressure, abnormal liver and large intestine.

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