Mitral Valve Prolapse

Definition of Mitral Valve Prolapse:

Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP) is a heart condition in which the valve that separates the upper and lower chambers of the left side of the heart does not close properly.

Also: MVP

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Endocarditis

...the condition
“...Pregnancy; Excess alcohol consumption; Artificial heart valves; Use of immunosuppressive drugs; Mitral valve prolapse; Minor surgical procedures, such as dental work, in susceptible individuals; Signs and Symptoms: Endocarditis can cause a wide variety of symptoms, particularly in the earlier...”

Marfan's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Symptoms of the Marfan Syndrome may include one or more of the following ... Mild to severe heart problems: mitral valve prolapse; Aortic toot dilation with aortic regurgitation or aortic dissection...”
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Migraine/Tension Headaches

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“Patients with classic migraine have a two-fold increase in incidence of mitral valve prolapse...”

Mitral Valve Prolapse

...the condition
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a fairly common medical problem, probably genetic in origin...”
...relationship to Panic Attacks
“People with mitral valve prolapse (MVP) seem somehow to be 'wired' differently...”
...relationship to Yeast / Candida Infection
“One doctor has reported that over 80% of the women who have been diagnosed as having mitral valve prolapse suffer from an overgrowth of candida albicans...”
...recommendation Magnesium
“Research has shown that 85% of patients with mitral valve prolapse have latent tetany due to chronic magnesium deficiency...”
...recommendation Aerobic Exercise
“...Over-exertion can often increase the symptoms of mitral valve prolapse, so increase exercise levels gradually...”
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Vitamin CoQ10 Need

...the condition
“...Diastolic dysfunction – one of the earliest identifiable signs of myocardial failure – is often found in mitral valve prolapse, hypertensive heart disease and certain fatigue syndromes...”
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