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Valvular Regurgitation

Because blood is leaking in side the heart, less oxygen-rich blood is circulating throughout the body, causing the heart to work harder. If not treated, valvular regurgitation can lead to heart damage or further valve damage.

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Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Health Tip of the Day

Share Your Worry

Worrying about something by yourself will make you feel even more stressed. Instead, talk to someone you trust, which will help you feel less vulnerable and more in control, says Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., a psychiatrist and author in Sudbury, Mass.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

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Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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