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Mitral Valve Prolapse Vs Mitral Regurgitation
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
Do you think I can go to gym if I have a mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation?
Yes go to gym: Contact your Internist and Cardiologist and ask them if you are medically clear to engage in gym activities. Mild and trivial heart murmurs are common. Unless your doctors specifically told you not to exercise there is no barrier to exercise in my opinion. In fact there are multiple studies suggesting exercise is beneficial. Start by going to the American Heart Association for recommendations! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation. Everything else normal Can I do kapalbhati pranayama daily for 30 minutes?
Mitral prolapse: Mild mitral prolapse with trivial valvular regurgitation (leaking) is unlikely to cause any future health problems. No specific treatment would be required, and no limitations on exercise or other activities would be prescribed based on this finding. Kapalbhati pranayama and other yoga practices are fine. This cardiac finding would not stop you from training to run a marathon if you wanted. ...Read more
I've mitral valve prolapse without mitral regurgitation, and had panic disord and now I am anxious. I'm noticing extrasystole (fail of one bit)wat2do?
Anxious: Mitral valve prolapse is often associated with anxiety. First try the natural and self-directed ways to relieve anxiety-- (1) exercise; a brisk walk whenever you can; (2) progressive muscle relaxation exercises (you can find these on the internet); they work; (3) meditation, or even just sitting still in silence for 10-20 minutes at a time on a regular basis. Otherwise, you can see an md for med. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mitral regurgitation 396.3 mitral valve prolapse, history of v 12.50 what are some of the treatments for this condition and any information you can share. Thank you.
age 60, female
Repair: Mitral valve repair when possible, can cure regurgitation and results in the best long term survival by preventing long term complications, preserving heart and lung function and preventing thromboembolic cerebral strokes or arterial emboli . Check out www.Mitralvalverepair.Org go see dr. David h. Adams at mt. Sinai in ny. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello doctor, I am having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild mitral regurgitation. Does i get endocarditis or it is very rare?
I have mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation. Can I do kapalbhati pranayama for 30 minutes daily in morning on empty stomach?
It should not be: a problem for your cardiac status but confirming this with your health care professional would be advisable since there may be things he/she knows about your health that you have not revealed here. ...Read more
I am a college student i was diagonised with mild mitral valve prolapse with mild mitral regurgitation .Does I have increased risk of sudden death.?
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
Mitral regurgitation or mitral insufficiency or mitral incompetence is a disorder of the heart in which the mitral valve, separating left atrium and left ventricle does not close properly. When the heart pumps out blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle through the incompetent valve, it leads to the abnormal leaking of blood from the left ventricle back ...Read more
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