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Does alcohol cause aortic valve stenosis?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Aortic stenosis is a condition in which the aortic valve of the heart is narrowed and flow out of the left ventricle is restricted.
Alcohol is not one of the causes of aortic stenosis.

In brief: No

Aortic stenosis is a condition in which the aortic valve of the heart is narrowed and flow out of the left ventricle is restricted.
Alcohol is not one of the causes of aortic stenosis.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
It used to be #2 valve affcted post rheumatic fever (#1 mitral), now perhaps atherosclerotoc, and stretching EtOH as a conspirator, very long shot, per Dr. Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Alcohol can contribute to atherosclerosis, which can contribute to aortic valve stenosis .
.. But more importantly, alcohol can affect blood pressure and heart rate and can make the symptoms of aortic stenosis worse ...

In brief: Possibly

Alcohol can contribute to atherosclerosis, which can contribute to aortic valve stenosis .
.. But more importantly, alcohol can affect blood pressure and heart rate and can make the symptoms of aortic stenosis worse ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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