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What are symptoms of mitral valve regurgitation?

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Many people with only mild regurgitation won’t notice any symptoms. But if the condition worsens, you might have:

  • Heart palpitations, which happen when your heart skips a beat. They produce feelings in your chest that can range from fluttering to pounding. You may be more likely to happen when you’re lying on your left side.
  • Coughing
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fast breathing
  • Chest pain

From: What is Mitral Valve Regurgitation? WebMD Medical Reference

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News release, University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Mayo Clinic, Mitral Valve Regurgitation, “Overview,” “Diagnosis,” “Treatment.”

Northwestern Medicine, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute: “Mitral Valve Regurgitation, Stenosis, and Prolapse.”

Columbia University Medical Center: “Mitral Regurgitation.”

National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine.

Texas Heart Institute.

American Heart Association.

Heikkinen, J. , September 2005.  Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Mayo Clinic, Mitral Valve Regurgitation, “Overview,” “Diagnosis,” “Treatment.”

Northwestern Medicine, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute: “Mitral Valve Regurgitation, Stenosis, and Prolapse.”

Columbia University Medical Center: “Mitral Regurgitation.”

National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine.

Texas Heart Institute.

American Heart Association.

Heikkinen, J. , September 2005.  Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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