3 doctors weighed in:
I have aortic valve stenosis and am wondering if lifting 10lb dumbbells is bad?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: VALVE AREA?
Depends on the valve area, transvalvular gradient, contractility, ejection fraction, left ventricular end diastolic and systolic dimensions, and overall physical conditionig.
Need echo findings, blood pressure and heart rate and transvalvular gradients.

In brief: VALVE AREA?
Depends on the valve area, transvalvular gradient, contractility, ejection fraction, left ventricular end diastolic and systolic dimensions, and overall physical conditionig.
Need echo findings, blood pressure and heart rate and transvalvular gradients.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thank
Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Probably not but
Depends on severity of stenosis and your heart's health ...

In brief: Probably not but
Depends on severity of stenosis and your heart's health ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
Thank
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Ask cardiologist
Your cardiologist knows the specifics to your case.
Generally, if asymptomatic, and the valve area is more than 1.5 cm, it should be okay. Check to have your doctor review any exercise program to be safe.

In brief: Ask cardiologist
Your cardiologist knows the specifics to your case.
Generally, if asymptomatic, and the valve area is more than 1.5 cm, it should be okay. Check to have your doctor review any exercise program to be safe.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Thank
Read more answers from doctors