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Extremely depressed just found out I got micro valve prolapse I'm only 23 ?

Extremely depressed just found out I got micro valve prolapse I'm only 23 ?

Prolapse is treatebl: An "Interventionist cardiologist" could help in the treatment of your problem. Depression is a natural normal reaction. You could see a psychotherapist. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Are there any new non evasive procedures for repairing mitro valve prolapse?

Why?: Mvp is usually not an issue. The valve does not usually need to be fixed. Speak with a cardiologist to see if you even have a reason to be concerned. ...Read more

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I have mitro valve prolapse, is vigorous aerobic exercise ok?

I have mitro valve prolapse, is vigorous aerobic exercise ok?

Exercise: Generally speaking people who are otherwise healthy except for isolated mitral valve prolapse do not have activity restrictions. As always, before embarking upon a program of vigorous exercise, you should obtain clearance from your doctor. ...Read more

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My cardiologist said I had a prolapsed mitro valve. What does this mean?

My cardiologist said I had a prolapsed mitro valve. What does this mean?

Mitral valve prolaps: Mitral valve prolapse refers to a condition where the mitral valve leaflets (1 out of 4 valves in our heart) is mxyomatous, redundant and "billows" back, if you will, like a parachute into the left atrium during normal mitral valve closure. Because of its overdiagnosis in years past, the American society of Echocardiography, has come up with strict echo criteria for it. Check with your MD. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my cardiologist said I had a prolapsed mitro valve..what is this?

What do you suggest if my cardiologist said I had a prolapsed mitro valve..what is this?

Monitor & Follow-Up: Mitral valve prolapse is quite common and often benign. Some people can have symptoms like brief chest pains or palpitations. In a small number of people, the valve can leak called "regurgitation" and so it is important to follow-up with your cardiologist to monitor for this. ...Read more

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Is it possible for mitral valve to prolapse by medication aggravation?

Is it possible for mitral valve to prolapse by medication aggravation?

What symptoms: Meds do not usually change valve structure except for diet pills like phen-fen. Meds do, however, commonly cause chest pain or palpitations which are sometimes falsely associated withmvp. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an aortic valve prolapse?

What are symptoms of an aortic valve prolapse?

Maybe none: Av prolapse results in aortic regurgitation. Even if it's severe, it may take decades before symtpoms occur, if ever. Symptoms when present may be breathlessness with less than usual activity, anginal type chest pain, or spells of passing out/nearly passing out. ...Read more

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What causes mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families. ...Read more