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What is the best alternative way to treat mitral valve prolapse?

What is the best alternative way to treat mitral valve prolapse?

None: Mvp, despite many myths, doesn't cause symptoms. When people get palpitations, avoiding caffeine, nicotine, lack of sleep, and stress often helps-low dose beta blocker like Propranolol is also used. But generally, mvp requires no treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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What is the best way to treat mitral valve prolapse?

What is the best way to treat mitral valve prolapse?

Depends....: Most patients with mitral valve prolapse do not require specific treatment. Rarely the valve will degenerate and require surgical repair. ...Read more

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I hav mitral valve prolapse, but I don't take medication for it.What are the best preworkouts to take and which ingredients do I need to look out for?

I hav mitral valve prolapse, but I don't take medication for it.What are the best preworkouts to take and which ingredients do I need to look out for?

Dysautonomia: MVP syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.org ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for mitral valve prolapse?

What is the best treatment for mitral valve prolapse?

Depends: On the severity. In most cases it is benign. However it can cause severe regurgitation leading to valve surgery. Close follow up with physical exams and periodic echocardiograms is advised. ...Read more

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What is done to treat mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral prolapse: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748

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What is a good way to care for a mitral valve prolapse?

What is a good way to care for a mitral valve prolapse?

Surgery: Mitral valve prolapse can be associated with severe insufficiency (leakage) of the valve. This is a mechanical problem and can be fixed only with surgery. The best treatment is to repair the valve. Replacing the valve with an artificial valve is associated with higher mortality. This surgery can be done minimally invasively through a small incision in the right chest or with robotic assistance. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Binford
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Mitral Valve Prolapse (Definition)

Valve slips into atrium (prolapsed) and causes regurgitation. There may be no symptoms or shortness of breath, atrial enlargement, pulmonary hypertension or arrhythmia. Intervention can be: nothing, medication or ...Read more


Dr. Nathan Almeida
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Mvp (Definition)

MVP is also known as Mitral valve prolapse. Mitral valve prolapse is a disease of the major heart valve of the left side of the heart. The valve in in this condition is too flexible, allowing backwards flow of blood ...Read more