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What should i do for shortness of breath related to mitral valve prolapse?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Mitral valve: If your mitral valve prolapse is that bad find out if is from arrhythmia, or heart failure from the cardiologist as they are treated differently. Sometimes surgery is needed.
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Common things: Non smoker weight loss regular cardiovascular toning do what you can do- some will eventually need mitral repair or surgery but not all!

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Last updated Jul 7, 2013

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