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I have 2 leaky heart valves. Do i need to avoid strenuous activities ?

if i have 2 leaky heart valves wich i noticed i breath harder also i work as a wildland fire fighter and i breath hard when i do outside work will social security insurance help me if i can do certain activities
Sat, 7 May 2011
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2 leaky valves of heart definitely mean that you should restrict the heavy activities.If it is mentioned in your policy that you already have leaky valves then the consequences of heavy work are not likely to be covered by your company.Also, the extent of damage to the valves also matters.
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