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What is a mitral prolapse?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
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In brief: Heart valve

When the heart valve ( mitral ) closes, its leaflets fall down a little- a prolapse.
This can be heard during an exam. It is more common in woman who are tall and thin. There may be an issue with strenuous exercise, speak to your cardiologist.

In brief: Heart valve

When the heart valve ( mitral ) closes, its leaflets fall down a little- a prolapse.
This can be heard during an exam. It is more common in woman who are tall and thin. There may be an issue with strenuous exercise, speak to your cardiologist.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Common heart valve

Abnormality. There is a lot of info.
Start here and also ask your doctor for explanations. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/mitral_valve_prolapse good luck!

In brief: Common heart valve

Abnormality. There is a lot of info.
Start here and also ask your doctor for explanations. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/mitral_valve_prolapse good luck!
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Dr. Lynne Weixel
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