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36yo WM, 27 BMI, hx of HBP, hyperlipidemia, anxiety, MVP; all controlled w/ beta blocker, statin, clonazepam. Sedentary. Fear of MI; real risk?

36yo WM, 27 BMI, hx of HBP, hyperlipidemia, anxiety, MVP; all controlled w/ beta blocker, statin, clonazepam. Sedentary. Fear of MI; real risk?

Real risk: It is good that your blood pressure and lipids are controlled but you do have three risks for MI. Being male, hypertension and hyperlipidemia all put you at risk for MI. It is unlikely that you would have an MI at your age but there is still some risk. It is very important that you start an exercise program as advised by your doctor and get your weight to an optimal level. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Binford
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Mitral Valve Prolapse (Definition)

Mitral valve prolapse is when the mitral valve that separates the heart's left atrium and left ventricle does not close appropriately. When the heart contracts to push blood from the left ventricle to the rest of the body, portions of the mitral valve move backwards into the left atrium. This can cause regurgitation of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium. Most of the time a mitral valve prolapse is asymptomatic and does ...Read more


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My HR is normal, but I feel like it is racing. What does this mean. Anxiety? I have MVP w/ regurg. Please help. I cant get into cardio drTil end oct

My HR is normal, but I feel like it is racing. What does this mean. Anxiety? I have MVP w/ regurg. Please help. I cant get into cardio drTil end oct

Mitral Valve Prolaps: I feel empathy for your distress. I understand your anxiety about Mitral Valve Prolapse with Regurgitation and need to see Cardiologist. Omeprazole may cause anxiety, increased heart rate and constipation. “My HR is normal, but I feel like it is racing” indicates Anxiety. Go to Urgent Care or E.R. for Diagnosis and treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy. Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Meditation ...Read more

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Went 2 ER today from having high hr from anxiety I have MVP and the doctor said this could be causing my panicattacks going for stresstest could it be?

Went 2 ER today from having high hr from anxiety I have MVP and the doctor said this could be causing my panicattacks going for stresstest could it be?

Well...: Many patients with Mitral Valve prolapse have what we call a hyper-adrenergic syndrome, or abnormal electric paths in their hearts that lead to having tachycardia and a feeling of anxiety. Talk to your Dr. a small dose of a BETA_BLOCKER usually takes care of it, and it is safe ...Read more

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My phicisian has told me that i've mvp by several examination and it'll be with me till death. Does mvp cause anxiety and heart palpitation and pain

My phicisian has told me that i've mvp by several examination and it'll be with me till death. Does mvp cause anxiety and heart palpitation and pain

Sme thoughts: It is a permanent situation. Some progress and need repair or replacement surgery. Arrythmias are common and usually medically controlled. Pain is variable. Anxiety is common and personal. ...Read more

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Does mvp go away when anxiety is corrected?

Does mvp go away when anxiety is corrected?

No: Mitral valve prolapse is an anatomical problem which is sometimes associated with panic disorder. Treating the anxiety does not make if go away. ...Read more

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I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation , i feel sob and fear of death at night. Is it due to anxiety?

I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation , i feel sob and fear of death at night. Is it due to anxiety?

Absolutely: The good news is that can be treated and you don't have to feel that way. Please find a therapist to speak with. The magazine psychology today has a good link to find a therapist in your area. Check it out. ...Read more

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I have not seen my echo results but doc sent me a letter to say I have trivial mr. Does this mean I have mvp as well? My anxiety is really bad -help.

I have not seen my echo results but doc sent me a letter to say I have trivial mr. Does this mean I have mvp as well? My anxiety is really bad -help.

MR is not MVP: Mvp (mitral valve prolapse) can exist independently of mr (mitral regurgitation). Mr is a very common findings using modern echo equipment and most likely trivial mr is of no clinical significance. Mvp is somewhat overdiagnosed, but if he didn't mention it, it likely wasn't there. ...Read more

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I have mvp and social anxiety. As you know Propranolol works pretty like a switch that when you stop it, anxiety gets back. Is it for rest of my life?

Anxiety Prognosis: Social anxiety is often a long term condition. If you have found a medication that works well, that is really fortunate--you can probably take it as long as you need it. Just make sure you meet with your prescriber as often as they recommend to monitor your condition. Talk therapy can help too. You are also young, and your brain is more "flexible"; you might outgrow this over time. ...Read more

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I am waiting to undergo a laptroscopy surgery for my appendicitis.I am very sacred of this .I am already having mild mvp with mild regurg and anxiety?

I am waiting to undergo a laptroscopy surgery for my appendicitis.I am very sacred of this .I am already having mild mvp with mild regurg and  anxiety?

Do well.think well: The most likely scenario is that you are going to do well. If you are otherwise healthy. Think well and try to relax your body as you get ready for surgery. If you are in pain as for pain medicine. Most people who are relaxed before surgery then wake up after surgery with a better feeling. If you think about doing well then afterward you will. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am 20 year old male with mild mvp wilth mild regurgitation ..I am having sob and chest pains. I already went several doctors..All are saying anxiety?

Symptoms of MVP: Mvp itself may be associated with some anxiety. You may have symptoms of fluttering of heart, chest pain occasionally, none of them considered to be serious. You can discuss with your cardiologist, a small dose of betablocker or calcium channel blocker may help in relieving your symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more