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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
No: No . Theres no proven connection.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Skop
Dr. Neal Skop answered
26 years experience in Cardiology
Smoking and marijuan: there is no association between smoking marijuana and mitral valve disease..having said that the evidence does exist for all types of inhaled carcinog ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Samaan
36 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Weed/valvular heart: to my Knowledge Marijuana does not have much of adverse Cardiac side effects
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Doubt it will help: I do not know of any research of juicing cannabis or taking it in its raw form and the treatment of mitral valve prolapse. Mitral valve prolapse is a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Rarel: Mitral valve prolapse can cause palpitations, shortness of breath, or chest pain but isi seldom fatal. If the valve is leaking severely or if it gets ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Doubtful: not likely. Get periodic medical exam.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Mitral vlve prolapse can lead to mitral regurgitation of significance in rare cases, diseases of the left heart can produce mitral regurgitation of ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.
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A member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Minor abnormalities: Though they need to be followed to see if they worsen. Your cardiologist is your best resource
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Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Possibly: Some people with mitral valve prolapse are more prone to get palpitations when under stress or with stimulants ( alcohol or caffeine or pseudoephedrin ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Depends: Sometimes surgery can correct depending on your general health status.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Had a cath?: The echo says there might be a structural abnormality of the aortic valve and a leak of the mitral valve with resultant dilation of left atrium. If yo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Rarely: It is exceptionally rare but has been reported. (i've been in practice as a cardiologist for >35 years and have never seen a single case).
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Birth defect: It's abnormal tissue composing the mitral valve from birth. Myxomatous tissue is thickened, exuberant, and stretches - thus doesn't provide proper sup ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: I will assume you did not mean effective but harmful :-) when the valve leaflets "prolapse" they bend back and no longer seal, resulting in significan ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Sometimes: Like most conditions it is part inherited tendancy and part environment.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Anxiety associated with mitral valve prolapse is a sequelae of the autonomic dysfunction associated with the genetically inherited mvp. There are man ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily: They are two separate entities and may coexist but generally are not causative of one another.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience in Cardiology
MVP: Mvp is a condition in which there is laxity in the valve structures. When there is laxity in the system, the valve can pouch backwards or "prolapse" w ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
No: Normal wear n tear given HTN.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: Yes. As regurgitation ptrogresses it causes cardiac arrythmias and heart failure and finally death.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No: Mitral valve prolapse with palpitations can be bothersome and cause anxiety but is generally not dangerous (unless the condition progresses to signifi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience in Cardiology
Missing Data: Some important data are missing before i can say normal.What is pa pressure. What about lv function etc. If they r normal then only i can comment o ... Read More
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