Mitral valve prolapse
Mitral valve prolapse occurs when the leaflets of the mitral valve bulge (prolapse) into the left atrium like a parachute during the hearts contraction.
- A racing or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia)
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, often when lying flat or during physical activity
- Chest pain thats not caused by a heart attack or coronary artery disease
· Heart rhythm problems
· Heart valve infection
There are many other words to describe this condition like Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Ebsteins anomaly, Muscular dystrophy, Graves disease, Scoliosis.
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