Ejection Fraction (EF): How It Affects People with Mitral Valve Prolapse

Illustration of heart in human body

If you have any heart condition, including Mitral Valve Prolapse, you may hear the term “ejection fraction” (EF) many times. It describes the ability of your heart in pumping blood for each heartbeat. However, EF is often more specifically described as the amount of blood pumped out from left heart

How Mitral Valve Prolapse and Anxiety Disorder Correlate

The connection between MVP and anxiety disorder

We commonly see anxiety disorder as a psychological condition that has physical effects. People affected with this condition show symptoms such as palpitation, struggles in breathing, and cold sweat. However, a physical condition such as Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP) may also trigger anxiety-like symptoms. MVP is often connected to anxiety

What Is Mitral Valve Regurgitation and Is It Dangerous?

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse

Regurgitation is a term used for a backward flowing of a body fluid such as in vomiting or in blood flow. In mitral valve regurgitation, the blood sloshes back to the left heart atrium when it is supposed to be flowed out to the left ventricle. In simpler term, the

What is Mitral Valve Prolapse? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Mitral Valve Prolapse is one of the common heart valve issue. Mitral Valve Prolapse or MVP is a condition where both your valve flaps not closing properly. Most people who have MVP have this condition since the day they are born. In most cases, Mitral Valve Prolapse doesn’t cause any

Diagnosed With Mitral Valve Prolapse and Regurgitation

I was first diagnosed with mild Mitral Valve Prolapse with trivial regurgitation on 2015. It was all started in March, 2015 when I started feeling my heart beat is faster that usual. Last year in 2014, I noticed the same thing for about a week but my heart beat was

Starting a Mitral Valve Prolapse Blog

Hi there, Thanks for stopping by. I just created this blog to share my thoughts and my experience with Mitral Valve Prolapse (MVP) and how I still try to live my life as normal as possible every day with MVP. Hope this blog will be useful for anyone who just

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