Mitral Valve Prolapse

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you've been diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse, there are several key questions that you should ask your cardiologist during your next visit. These questions will ensure that you and your doctor have discussed your major risk factors so that you can become or stay as healthy as possible.
  • What is mitral valve prolapse?
  • Why is mitral valve prolapse important?
  • How do I know if I have mitral valve prolapse? Are there symptoms I should watch for?
  • How common is mitral valve prolapse?
  • Is mitral valve prolapse more common in men or women?
  • Does mitral valve prolapse require treatment? If so, when?
  • What are the treatment options for mitral valve prolapse?
  • How often should I follow up with my cardiologist or primary care physician about mitral valve prolapse?
  • How is mitral valve prolapse monitored over time?
  • What is the risk of mitral valve prolapse if it is not corrected?
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