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Dr. Mircea Petrina
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Heart Click (Overview)

Heart clicks are clinical findings in which short click noises heard by a physician listening to the heart. These can indicate issues with the heart valves.


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What is a heart click?

What is a heart click?

Abnormal heart sound: Most commonly a click is a sound made by mitral valve prolapse. Other causess would be an ejection click from aortic stenosis or pulmonary stenosis. ...Read more

Dr. Mircea Petrina
12 doctors shared insights

Heart Click (Overview)

Heart clicks are clinical findings in which short click noises heard by a physician listening to the heart. These can indicate issues with the heart valves.


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What does a "heart click" mean to you?

What does a "heart click" mean to you?

Just a sound: A heart click is one of the sounds associated with valve closing. Typically the mitral valve when it prolapses. Mitral valve prolapse varies in intensity and "meaning" from barely perceptible to completely disabling. What it means to you is a different story. ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Atleast 3-4 times a week when I wake up my hearts racing at well over 100 bpm. What causes this?

Palpitations: You are having palpitations, which can be caused by many things, including thyroid issues, anxiety, arrhythmias, caffeine, hypoglycemia, among many other things. You need to be evaluated both with blood tests and possibly with a 24 hour monitor called a holter monitor to see what the heart is doing during these episodes from an electrical standpoint. ...Read more

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What is a heart click?

Abnormal heart sound: Most commonly a click is a sound made by mitral valve prolapse. Other causess would be an ejection click from aortic stenosis or pulmonary stenosis. ...Read more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
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Take medications as prescribed
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Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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What is a "heart click"?

What is a "heart click"?

A heart sound: The normal heart has usually 2 predominant sounds s1 and s2 (racepinephrine) which are the closing of the mitral and tricuspid valves and then closing of the aortic and pulmonary valves. A click is another sound often associated with the sudden opening of a stiff aortic or pulmonary valve. It is usually associated with a murmur. ...Read more

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What does a "heart click" mean to you?

Just a sound: A heart click is one of the sounds associated with valve closing. Typically the mitral valve when it prolapses. Mitral valve prolapse varies in intensity and "meaning" from barely perceptible to completely disabling. What it means to you is a different story. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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What does a "heart click" usually mean?

What does a "heart click" usually mean?

Just a sound: A heart click is one of the sounds associated with valve closing. Typically the mitral valve when it prolapses. Mitral valve prolapse varies in intensity and "meaning" from barely perceptible to completely disabling. What it means to you is a different story. ...Read more