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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.
Meet Robert Epps - Inspired Volunteer Educator
Read Robert's heart valve replacement story about his wake-up call and the gratitude that fuels his life and his mission today.
Symptoms of Heart Valve Problems
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.
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.
Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes
Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
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.
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.
Heart Valve Disease Personal Stories
Facing heart valve surgery can be a daunting task. Hear from other patients sharing their experience with heart valve surgery.