Mitral Valve Disease risks
Mitral Valve Disease

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Past History of Heart Attack
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Family history of disorder
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Strep Throat
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Smoking
  • High Cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Decreased Physical Activity
  • Middle Age
  • Strep throat is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation and pain in the throat. It's especially common in children. Look out for sudden fever, a red throat with white patches, headache, and chills.
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems. Left untreated, high blood pressure can damage blood vessels and vital organs.
  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
  • Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.
  • Obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is calculated using a person's weight and height. It can lead to other conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
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