Mitral Valve Prolapse Topic Guide
Mitral Valve Prolapse:
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP, click-murmur syndrome, Barlow syndrome) is a condition in which parts of the mitral valve in the heart are too large. Because of this, the valve closes unevenly, causing backwards leaking of blood. This serious condition, which may be inherited, can cause symptoms of
Treatment includes beta blockers, avoiding stimulants, and occasionally surgery.
Palpitations Palpitations is a term that describes the feeling that occurs when an individual can feel an abnormality in the normal beating of their heart. There are several types and causes of palpitations. Treatment for palpitations depends on the cause.