What happens if I don't have surgery for mitral valve regurgitation?
Some people cannot have mitral valve surgery because their
health is too frail or because of other reasons. If you belong to this group,
you will likely develop severe
heart failure. But you can still make changes in your
lifestyle that can minimize the quantity and severity of complications. These
lifestyle changes include:
One of the goals when you take medication for heart disease is to be sure that your medication helps your heart function as well as possible. One step toward achieving this goal is to avoid some medications. What kinds of problems might these medicines cause?
Some medicine can make blood pressure rise, placing an extra burden on your heart.
Some medications may interact with your heart disease medicine. This can prevent either medicine from working properly.
Here are common types of medicines...