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Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Healthy Living Goals for Heart Valve Patients
Read articles for a strong recovery from heart valve treatment, download patient hand outs, and cheer yourself on as you reach your healthy living goals.
Heart Valve Problems and Disease
The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.
About Heart Attacks
What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
Heart Valve Awareness: Seek Clarity About Your Risks
Educate yourself about your heart valve disease by recognizing and monitoring your risks and working closely with your doctor.
What is diabetes? The American Heart Association explains the difference between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, what causes type 2 diabetes, what is your risk for type 2 diabetes, how diabetes is diagnosed, how diabetes is treated, medications for diabetes, how to monitor diabetes and how to prevent diabetes.
Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers
The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis
Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
Travel and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that traveling to a faraway place doesn?t need to be off limits because you have heart disease or are a caretaker of someone who has had a cardiac event like heart attack or stroke.