About Heart Valves
New to managing your heart valve condition?
We encourage you to take time to learn how your heart works and how each of the valves function. When you understand the specifics of your condition, you’ll be better equipped to understand the treatment options.
Watch an animation of heart valve anatomy.
We have helpful media and tips from people who have walked the journey to wellness.
- Visit heart valves and circulation to get a better understanding of the basics of blood flow.
- Understanding the role of each of the four heart valves can help you learn why you might need to watch for certain signs and symptoms.
- Additional valve terms and related conditions also can help you broaden your understanding.
Valve disease treatment plans can be complex, with many factors determining who might be a candidate for medical therapy or valve repair or replacement. We want to help you be a well-prepared participant in your treatment decisions.
Heart Valve Disease Resources
Find out more about your heart valves and how to manage heart valve disease.