This potentially life-threatening inherited disorder causes an increased risk of abnormal heart rhythms . Many people with Brugada syndrome do not have any symptoms and are unaware of their condition.
Coronary artery anomalies (CAA)
In cases of CAA, the coronary arteries are located in an abnormal position, which can cause the arteries to be pinched during intense exercise.
Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM)
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is a complex type of heart disease that affects the heart muscle. Sudden cardiac death can be associated with this abnormality, especially in young athletes.
Long QT syndrome
This heart rhythm disorder can potentially cause fast, chaotic heartbeats. These heartbeats may trigger a sudden fainting spell or seizure. In some cases, the heart may beat erratically for so long that it can cause sudden cardiac death.