Living a Normal Life with Mitral Valve Prolapse

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Mitral valve prolapse influences an expected three to five percent of the American populace. Actually, it's the most well-known heart valve condition in the nation.

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Living a Normal Life with Mitral Valve Prolapse:

Living a Normal Life with Mitral Valve Prolapse

Mitral valve prolapse influences an expected three to five percent of the American populace. Actually, it's the most well-known heart valve condition in the nation.:

Mitral valve prolapse influences an expected three to five percent of the American populace. Actually, it's the most well-known heart valve condition in the nation.

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse?:

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse? The human heart has four chambers; one of them is the mitral valve. This valve enables blood to spill out of one assembly of the heart, the left chamber, to another called the left ventricle, and keeps it from streaming back to one side chamber. This procedure happens each couple of seconds.

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Worried as this may sound, mitral valve prolapse by and large doesn't harm the heart. Most, indeed, will have no side effects. Some may encounter at least one of the accompanying: Shortness of breath Chest discomfort Heart palpitations Dizziness Fatigue In about 10 to 15 percent of cases, mitral valve prolapse will become a more serious leak that will require treatment through surgery. Is mitral valve prolapse dangerous?

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To prevent complications from mitral valve prolapse: Stop smoking Eat a heart-healthy diet and exercise regularly (after consulting your family doctor) Take all prescribed medications as directed How can I prevent complications from mitral valve prolapse?

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Visit your doctor for all scheduled physical exams and notify your doctor if you notice common cold and flu symptoms, such as a sore throat, achiness and fever. These symptoms may signal endocarditis rather than a cold or the flu. Be consistent with your oral hygiene regimen. Good oral health has been found to be more effective at reducing your risk of getting endocarditis than taking preventive antibiotics before certain procedures along with consult with the best cardiologist specialist .

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