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What is the best alternative way to treat mitral valve prolapse?

Treatment of MVP. There are no specific treatments for mvp. Patients who have palpitations can be managed with a combination of both reassurance and beta blockers if necessary. The primary concern with mvp is whether or not the mitral valve leaks. These patients need to be monitored over time with echocardiography. Read more...
None. Mvp, despite many myths, doesn't cause symptoms. When people get palpitations, avoiding caffeine, nicotine, lack of sleep, and stress often helps-low dose beta blocker like Propranolol is also used. But generally, mvp requires no treatment. Read more...

What is the best antibiotic way to treat mitral valve prolapse?

None. The risk of anaphylaxis and death is higher for taking an antibiotic (amoxicillin is the one that has been used) than for getting endocarditis (infected heart valve) from mvp. The american heart association stopped advising antibiotic prophylaxis for mvp in 2007. Read more...

I suffer from mitral valve prolapse (mild) and want to start exercising. What would be the best excercise?

Exercise. Thirty minutes of aerobic exercise minimum daily with more ok if no severe symtpoms. Light weight training 3 days a week. Start slowly and build up gradually to a program you can maintain for life. The aerobic exercise could be anything you'll actually do, walk, job, treadmill, bike etc. Which machine.....Well if you don't use it its furniture, so whatever you'll actually do... Read more...
Yes. Work with your physical therapist or exercize physiologist to define your best program. Read more...

What is the best treatment for mitral valve prolapse?

Depends. On the severity. In most cases it is benign. However it can cause severe regurgitation leading to valve surgery. Close follow up with physical exams and periodic echocardiograms is advised. Read more...
Usually no treatment. Mitral valve prolapse usually requires no treatment. A small percentage of patients with mitral valve prolapse develop mitral regurgitation, which may require medications and sometimes surgery. Read more...

I hav mitral valve prolapse, but I don't take medication for it. What are the best preworkouts to take and which ingredients do I need to look out for?

Dysautonomia. MVP syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.org. Read more...

What is done to treat mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral prolapse. read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748. Read more...

What is a good way to care for a mitral valve prolapse?

Surgery. Mitral valve prolapse can be associated with severe insufficiency (leakage) of the valve. This is a mechanical problem and can be fixed only with surgery. The best treatment is to repair the valve. Replacing the valve with an artificial valve is associated with higher mortality. This surgery can be done minimally invasively through a small incision in the right chest or with robotic assistance. Read more...
Good care. Reduce your risk factors by good cardiovascular behavior. Good dental hygiene avoid infections regular followup and echo may need valve repair along the way but well tolerated and good duration! Read more...