If you have been diagnosed with heart valve disease, you may have questions about your heart health and what to expect. To understand your condition, it can be helpful to learn more about how your heart works and the types of heart valve disease that interfere with it working properly.
Your doctor will run a series of tests to determine which type of heart valve disease you have, its possible causes and the best course of treatment.
Find out more in Causes and Symptoms of Heart Valve Disease.
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