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How does a heart valve become damaged?

Heart valves can become damaged from typical aging, heart attack, taking certain medications or from congential conditions.

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Essential Facts About Heart Failure
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Contrary to popular belief, heart failure doesn’t mean that your heart suddenly stops beating. “Heart failure is when your heart cannot adequately del...
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What's happening when my heart skips a beat?
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An arrhythmia or an irregular heart beat can make the heart skip a beat.
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What cardiac risk factors are out of my control?
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Some risk factors that affect your heart health cannot be changed. However, it's still important...
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