Is it safe to lift weights if you got mitral valve prolapse?

It all depends. . I agree with dr. Harrington and would add that lifting weights with mitral valve prolapse would be allowed, or not, depending on the degree of prolapse. If the mitral regurge is significant you should think about a lighter activity and consider mitral vale repair after a full evaluation by your cardiologist.
Mitral valve prolaps. This is an extremely common condition with some people saying it occurs is about 8% of the population. Most of the time it is of little if any significance. It would be a good idea to check with your doctor about lifting and aerobic exercise that you can do. I suspect the answer will be--go for it.

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Why is weight lifting prohibited for poeple who has mitral valve prolapse?

MVP and Weight Lifti. Patients with mitral valve prolapse can do all kind of physical activities as tolerated but weight lifting is not allowed as my that action one can faint.The reason is straining and heavy lifting involves valsalva maneuver that is that sinus of valsalva is stimulated by straining, that can cause a fainting attack and can cause serious injuries as well. Read more...

Is it safe for someone with a mitral valve prolapse to have c section?

Yes. The problem with surgery in women with mitral valve prolapse is avoiding any bacterial infection of the valves of the heart. All patients with valve abnormalities are given antibiotics to prevent bacteria from traveling through the bloodstream and attaching to the heart valves. This is called SBE prophylaxis for subacute bacterial endocarditis. Read more...
Very safe. Mitral valve prolapse is not a contraindication to undergo cesarean delivery. And SBE (subacute bacterial endocarditis) antibiotic prophylaxis is not indicated for majority of women with this condition. Read more...

Can mitral valve prolapse be related to unintentional weight loss?

Probably not. Mitral valve prolapse is a description of how the valve closes. It does increase the incidence of mitral regurgitation (leaking valve). I have not heard of it causing a patient to loose weight. I have seen patients with severe mitral regurge gain weight (retaining extra water from heart failure). I would look at other causes and discuss eith your physician. Read more...
NO. Many patients with mvp are thin and hyperactive. You need to look for other causes for weight loss. Read more...

Is it safe to get blood drawn (complete panels, thyroid, cortisol, etc) if you have mitral valve prolapse? Are there risks?

Should be safe. if your doctor thinks that blood tests are needed you should get them. Mitral valve prolapse is not a reason to not have needed blood tests. Read more...
Completely safe. They use all new sterile equipment every time. It is highly unlikely there will be any problems with getting your blood drawn. Sometimes they recommend prophylactic antibiotics before going to the dentist, as having your teeth cleaned can release lots of bacteria into your bloodstream, and if you have a floppy valve, sometimes they set up home in your heart (you never want bacteria doing that) :P. Read more...

Could a mild case of mitral valve prolapse cause prevent me from having lower face lift? What about white coat hypertension?

No. Most facelifts can be done under sedation and are very safe with minimal bleeding and without medications that are cardiotoxic. Mvp is very common and unless it is severe you should have no significant problems with anesthesia. Read more...
No. Remember heart guidelines for antibiotics check your blood pressure and keep record when you are not at office. Good cheap devices available. Read more...
Check with your MD. Generally these should not present major difficulties, but check with your doctor before surgery. Read more...
No. Neither condition should be a problem. Get a medical clearance from your family doctor to make sure. They will order blood tests, an ekg, and possibly a chest x-ray. They will also do a physical to make sure you are healthy. Good luck in your procedure! Read more...
OK. Mvp (mitral valve prolapse) is very common - and most people can have surgery without an issue. Similarly, elevated blood pressure due to anxiety can be controlled with meds in the pre-op area, and during anesthesia. Speak to your doctor about your concerns, though. He may want a medical clearance. Make sure you have an up-to-date ekg for the anesthesiologist to review. Read more...
Probably not... Assuming you are in good health, neither of the conditions that you describe will likely interfere with your ability to have face lifting surgery. Best to be seen by your internist or cardiologist prior to proceeding; best be seen by your internist or cardiologist. Your plastic surgeon will likely "appreciate" clearance from the doctors who know you best. Best wishes. Read more...
Facelift with MVP. A facelift is a clean procedure done under sterile technique. You could take prophylactic antibiotics before your procedure s directed by your cardiologist. Read more...

What causes mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral valve prolaps. The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families. Read more...