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I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- http://bit.ly/Dr-Prasad-Akole) and am glad to address to
your query here.
For your age of 71, aortic valve
on the left side of the heart is likely to have age-related changes like sclerosis and thickening (hardening due to aging, atherosclerosis
These are age related and irreversible. It is mild and is not serious and has no specific treatment.
is likely also to atherosclerosis of blood vessels and appropriate to age.
You should undergo a detailed cardio-vascular evaluation (if not already) to find out modifiable risk factors like lipids
. BP needs to be meticulously controlled.
A mild anxiolytic may help you sleep better. yes.high BP may cause you to be tremorous and feeling heavy in the chest and anxious.
Please be guided by your physician.
I hope you are fully satisfied with the guidance I gave.
Hope I have answered all your questions. I would be glad to answer any further queries. Please ask for any clarifications before closing and rating this answer.
Thank you and Good luck!