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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Treatment and Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation The American Heart Association explains the treatment of AFib and prevention of atrial fibrillation.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. 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, tools, resources
  • 55. 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.
  • 56. Understanding Your Heart Valve Treatment Options Recovery statistics are very good for people who receive proper treatment of their heart valve problems. Learn about the different treatment options available.
  • 57. "Innocent" Heart Murmur Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 58. Arrhythmia What is an arrhythmia? The American Heart Association has information about Atrial Fibrillation, quivering heart, Bradycardia, slow heart rate, Premature contraction, Tachycardia, fast beat, Ventricular Fibrillation, fluttering heart, Rhythm Disorders, treatment of arrhythmia, symptoms of arrhythmia, diagnosis of arrhythmia, monitoring the heart, and much more.
  • 59. Medications for Heart Valve Symptoms Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
  • 60. Atrial Fibrillation in Children Atrial fibrillation is very rare in children. The American Heart Association explains what to do if your child has been diagnosed with afib.


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