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Is creatine safe to take for a 16-year-old with a aortic bicuspid valve leak?

Is creatine safe to take for a 16-year-old with a aortic bicuspid valve leak?

No: It can harm kidneys especially when dehydrated and i'm sure you get that way sweating working out! be careful! ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Valve (Definition)

A valve is a structure that regulates the direction of flow. The heart is a special kind of pump. It moves blood by squeezing and relaxing. There are 4 chambers and each chamber has a valve. This keeps blood from moving backwards when the heart squeezes. When a chamber squeezes it lets the blood move forward but when the chamber is relaxed it prevents the blood from ...Read more


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Safe for 16 year with aortic bicuspid valve to use creatine?

Safe for 16 year with aortic bicuspid valve to use creatine?

No relation: There is no relation between the two. Bicuspid valve has it's own pathology and that progress with time. Never heart cretinous hastening the process. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed 12months ago with a minor leak in my mitral valve, is safe for me too run? My gp didn't make much of it so though I'd seek 2nd opinion

I was diagnosed 12months ago with a minor leak in my mitral valve, is safe for me too run? My gp didn't make much of it so though I'd seek 2nd opinion

Yes: A minor leak across the mitral valve is very common, and should not cause you any physical limitations or symptoms. Your dod will likely want to recheck this with another echo in 2-3 years. Live your life normally. ...Read more

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How do people get mitral valve leaks?

How do people get mitral valve leaks?

Many reasons: There are many causes of leaking mital valves. This can include wear and tear of the valve, infection of the valve, history of rheumatic fever, dilated heart failure, heart attacks, damage to anchoring chords to the valve, and birth defects. Mitral valve prolapse is a condition where the leaflets bulge out when it closes. This can sometimes lead to a leaking valve as well. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a leaking mitral valve?

Depends: Minor leak: no problem more severe leak: puts heart muscle under stress and can cause heart failure with shortness of breath, swelling of the feet. ...Read more

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I have a leaking valve, and CHF should I have the valve repaired. I am 76?

I have a leaking valve, and CHF should I have the valve repaired. I am 76?

It depends: There are four valves in the heart; most commonly we would be looking at the aortic valve and the mitral valve in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). Decison making about the timing of valve repair or replacement, and the risk vs benefit assessment of any particular treatment is best made by an experienced multidisciplinary Heart Team including a cardiologist and a cardiac surgeon. ...Read more

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What is a leak in the mitral valve?

What is a leak in the mitral valve?

Backward flow: The leaflets of the valve are not closing perfectly and some blood goes backwards from the left ventricle into the left atrium. Minor leaks are common and benign. ...Read more

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How likely if echo 5 yrs ago showed trivial leak in valve which has been the same for 33 years to now be larger going for 5 yr check up and scared ?

Hmmm: It is unlikely to change, yet check-up is important... Why not use: an ounce of prevention is worth over a pound of cure Good Luck ...Read more