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  • 51. Heart Valve Surgery Recovery and Follow Up Learn what to expect after heart valve surgery and other recovery issues.
  • 52. Recognizing the Symptoms of Worsening Heart Valve Disease Would you recognize the symptoms of worsening heart valve disease? When heart valve problems are severe, there are often no recognizable symptoms until heart damage has progressed significantly,
  • 53. Fetal Echocardiogram Test The American Heart Association explains that a fetal echocardiogram is typically performed by a specially trained ultrasound sonographer and the images are interpreted by a pediatric cardiologist who specializes in fetal congenital heart disease.
  • 54. Heart Valve Problems and Causes If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
  • 55. Sex and Heart Disease Is it safe to have sex after a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the issues to consider when having sex with cardiovascular disease.
  • 56. Problem: Mitral Valve Prolapse Mitral Valve Prolapse is condition in which the two valve flaps of the mitral valve do not close evenly. Learn about MVP's symptoms and treatment.
  • 57. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
  • 58. 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.
  • 59. Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure Having diabetes significantly raises the risk for heart attack and stroke. This booklet addresses why diabetes is a risk factor, and how weight management, nutrition and physical activity can help manage it.
  • 60. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)


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