What causes a heart murmur and why would I have one at age 40?

Answer A heart murmur is caused by abnormal blood flow through one or more of the 4 valves that are in the heart. Usually the cause is a valve leaking and a slew of medical conditions can cause this leaki... Read More »

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What is heart murmur?

Heart murmur question ,,,?

It could just be heart palpations. If your do start feeling extremely out of breath, your heart beating fast, or chest pains(but with any chest pain go to your doctor!), lay down and relax. But I r... Read More »

Is my heart murmur a threat to my health?

Hello,It would be helpful to know whether your doctors ever formed a conclusion, about what your childhood murmur represented, in physical terms.My guess, since it seems to have caused but little e... Read More »

How serious is a heart murmur in an infant?

My second daughter had what they thought was a heart murmur at birth. She had all the tests and then we were referred to a pediatric cardiologist. He took a quick look at the tests then put the s... Read More »