A 21-year-old male asked:
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im 21 years old, i have mild mvp with mild mitral regurgitation. can i do gym exercise like weight lifting..?

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Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Use your symptoms as an indicator of your "breathlessness". You ought to stay in shape as anyone ought to of your age -- weightlifting and aerobic exercise is fine. Keeps heart in good shape and lowers peripheral resistance.
Answered on Apr 3, 2016
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