Aortic insufficiency

What is Aortic insufficiency?

Aortic insufficiency is the incompetence of the aortic valve to close when it has to. Thus the blood emptied into the aorta leaks back into the left ventricle decreasing the amount of blood reaching the peripheral organs.

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Hi, I have a heart murmur, in particular a bicuspid aortic valve with minor to moderate regurgitation. I am 18. I want to build some muscle mass,...

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Unfortunately yours is a condition where physical activity has to be limited. About weight lifting please discuss...

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Why do I get an annoying pulsating sensation in upper neck area when I lay down to sleep. I do take three blood pressure medicienes...

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Annoying pulsating sensation in the upper neck area can be caused due to the following causes:
1)Most commonly it is...

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My mom was told by her primary care physician that half of her heart is enlarged, she has a leaky valve, and the aortic artery is bulging. He told...

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Enlargement of heart and valve problem are not is abnormal heart condition like ventricular hypertrophy,valve prolapse.

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