A leaky heart valve can be dangerous, although it is not always cause for concern; some people with a leaky mitral valve do not even require treatment, notes WebMD. The standard approach to treating a leaky heart valve i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Exercising with a leaky heart valve should begin with light activities, such as walking or swimming. Any high-exertion activities or contact sports should be cleared by a doctor before participating as they can further d... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

The symptoms of a leaky heart valve can include rapid heartbeat, fatigue, lightheadedness and palpitations, WebMD says. In severe cases, a leaky heart valve can cause fluid retention in the body, especially the legs, and... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health
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