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What happens to heart valves over the years 65-plus?

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
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In brief: Risk of hardening

Heart valves have a risk of "hardening" or becoming less flexible over time.
Best way to prevent this is general healthy lifestyle and prevention of hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol.

In brief: Risk of hardening

Heart valves have a risk of "hardening" or becoming less flexible over time.
Best way to prevent this is general healthy lifestyle and prevention of hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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