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How could mitral valve insufficiency be prevented?

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Dr. Joshua Buckler
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Usually cannot

Mitral valve disease is typically progressive regardless of what you do.
What you can do is to live a heart healthy life style so that if you do need to have surgery at some point you decrease the chance that there would be anything else wrong with the heart. Close monitoring by your cardiologist is important.

In brief: Usually cannot

Mitral valve disease is typically progressive regardless of what you do.
What you can do is to live a heart healthy life style so that if you do need to have surgery at some point you decrease the chance that there would be anything else wrong with the heart. Close monitoring by your cardiologist is important.
Dr. Joshua Buckler
Dr. Joshua Buckler
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology

In brief: Diet and exercise

A healthy lifestyle can delay any progression of heart disease.
Controlling blood pressure helps. Sometimes, regardless of efforts mitral insufficiency can progress.

In brief: Diet and exercise

A healthy lifestyle can delay any progression of heart disease.
Controlling blood pressure helps. Sometimes, regardless of efforts mitral insufficiency can progress.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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