A 46-year-old member asked:
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how to treat the calcification of the valves?

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Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
No treatment: Calcification of the valves generally comes from aging, but may also come from healed infections. The calcification does not require treatment, but if it progresses and the valve becomes narrowed, the valve may have to be replaced. Although treatment with statin medications seems logical, studies have not proven its effectiveness.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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