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  • 1. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
  • 2. Walking your dog helps your heart original article page for simple science
  • 3. The couch is no place for people with heart defects original article page for simple science
  • 4. Getting fit in middle age may reduce your risk of heart failure original article page for simple science
  • 5. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
  • 6. What is bad for your heart may be bad for your brain original article page for simple science
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 9. Speeding up heart attack treatment. There is an app for that original article page for simple science
  • 10. Fetal Circulation The American Heart Association explains why Fetal Circulation, circulation in the fetus, is more complicated than after birth.
  • 11. Arrhythmias and Congenital Defects The American Heart Association explains the link between arrhythmias and congenital defects.
  • 12. Congenital Heart Defects Surgery The American Heart Association explains how to prepare for Congenital Heart Defects Surgery for adults and children.
  • 13. Congestive Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains how and why congestive heart failure is a risk for children and adults with congenital heart defects.
  • 14. Feeding Tips The American Heart Association explains that feeding your baby can be a challenge because and children with congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure or cyanosis (blueness) tend to gain weight more slowly.
  • 15. Recommendations for Heart Health The American Heart Association explains that if you have congenital heart disease, it's very important for you to follow the "healthy-heart recommendations" for diet and activity.
  • 16. Care and Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Care and Treatment for adults and children with Congenital Heart Defects including Surgical procedures, Cardiac catheterizations, Heart transplants, Preparing children for surgery, Feeding Tips, Children's special needs, Physical activity for those with congenital heart defects and Recommendations for heart health.
  • 17. Heart Valve Surgery Recovery and Follow Up Learn what to expect after heart valve surgery and other recovery issues.
  • 18. Preparing Children for Heart Surgery The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
  • 19. Heart Valve Surgery Goals When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
  • 20. Impact on Children The American Heart Association explains that most every parent has questions about how they can raise their children to be healthy, happy, and successful. But these same questions take on special significance when your child has congenital heart disease.
  • 21. Detection of a Heart Defect in the Fetus The American Hart Association explains that a structural heart defect or rhythm disorder in the fetus has significant implications for pregnancy management, delivery planning, and diagnosis of abnormalities in other organs.
  • 22. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 23. Heart Valve Disease Risks, Signs and Symptoms The American Heart Association provides information on the signs and symptoms of heart valve disease as well as who is at risk.
  • 24. Impact on Females The American Heart Association explains the impact of congenital heart defects on females including menstruation, birth control, pregnancy and a mother's risk of passing on the heart defect to her baby.
  • 25. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Tricuspid regurgitation is leakage of blood backwards through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 26. Heart Valve Diagnosis Criteria As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, there are several criteria used to determine your particular needs.
  • 27. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 28. Testing for Heart Valve Problems To fully understand your heart valve problem, your medical team may want to perform a series of tests to provide a complete picture of what needs repair and what may be best left alone. Learn about the various tests you may undergo.
  • 29. Options and Considerations for Heart Valve Surgery Heart valve disease is not a condition that should be ignored when treatment is recommended. Learn about the risks associated with treatment.
  • 30. Problem: Heart Valve Stenosis Stenosis is the term for a heart valve that doesn?t open properly. Learn about the different types of stenosis or stenotic valves.


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