Heart valve disease affects millions of people every year, and can be an extremely dangerous condition if left untreated. In this article, we will give you an overview of the different types of heart valve disease (there’s more than one), the most common symptoms that come along with it, and what to do if you are diagnosed with it.
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1. What is Heart Valve Disease?
Also known as “valvular heart disease,” this condition is basically when one (or more) of your four heart valves stops working properly. According to the American Heart Association, there are about 5 million people in America who are diagnosed with this condition every year.