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marijuana mitral valve prolapse

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
No: No . Theres no proven connection.
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
I doubt it: Mitral valve prolapse is pretty common. It describes the way the two leaflets of the mitral valve meet when it is closed. I have not seen any data tha ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Skop
Dr. Neal Skop answered
27 years experience 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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Dr. Paul Pyles
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Probably low : The greater risk of marijuana use is injury to the brain and lungs. Although many states have "legalized" it's use, marijuana is NOT safe.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walid Samaan
37 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Weed/valvular heart: to my Knowledge Marijuana does not have much of adverse Cardiac side effects
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
38 years experience 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 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
MVP: The new recommendations are against antibiotic prophylaxis unless you have MVP with a murmur. Talk to your doctor about it. Take care!
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
39 years experience 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this for more information http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse : One can often diagnose prolapse by physical exam. Echocardiography usually diagnoses it relaibly and gives more information along with it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
Exam and echo: A mid systolic click and systolic ejection murmur in the mitral position can often be heard on cardiac examination. Confirmation of mitral valve prol ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Palpaitations: If its mild no symptoms are likely . If moderate palpitaions and some shortness of breath with exercise . Severe mvp usually reults in significant reg ... Read More
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