A 23-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

diagnosed with mild mitral valve regurgitation w/ no mention of prolapse. can i drink alcohol in moderation and am i safe to exercise?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes and yes: There are no activity or dietary restrictions for mild MR. Enjoy!
Answered on Jun 12, 2014
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Limited is a relative term, ideally no more than 5-7 glasses per week, and no more than 1-2 at a time.
3
3 thanks
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes go to gym: Contact your Internist and Cardiologist and ask them if you are medically clear to engage in gym activities. Mild and trivial heart murmurs are common ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unknown: Greatest worry is infection of valve but that is uncommon compared to viral illnesses and colds etc.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It's not the valve: The mild mvp and mild regurgitation are considered a normal finding by most. You obviously had the study for a reason. You should discuss this with yo ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month