A 30-year-old member asked:

Can mild mitral regurgitation progress over time?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Yes: Yes, with aging, it can progress but not necessarily. Onset of coronary artery disease, degenerative annular calcification, infection and hypertension can make it worse.
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