How to Repair Mitral Valve Prolapse?

Answer Mitral valve prolapse is a condition in which one of the valves in the heart (between the left atrium and left ventricle) does not close fully when the heart is beating, allowing some blood to flow... Read More »

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What causes mitral valve prolapse?

In some people with mitral valve prolapse, the mitral valve's flaps (leaflets) have extra tissue, bulging (prolapsing) like a parachute into their left atrium each time the heart contracts. The bul... Read More »

How to Cope With Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP)?

Have you experienced Panic attacks? Do you have thoughts that your heart may be failing? Do you notice unusually "evident" pulsating in your chest or under your ribs? Feel like bugs crawling on you... Read More »

Can anyone tell me how serious mitral valve prolapse is with mild regurgitation?

I was also diagnosed with MVP at the same age. You need to see a Cardiologist to get your questions answered better with your own situation. I ended up with severe regurgitation within a short pe... Read More »

Is mitral valve prolapse considered a pre-existing condition?

Answer MVP (mitral valve prolapse) is generally considered to be present at birth, although quite often it isn't diagnosed until one's twenties. Usually MVP is not extremely dangerous; very rarel... Read More »