Thank you for taking the heart valve disease awareness survey.
Heart valve disease involves damage to one or more of the heart’s four valves. While some types are not serious, others can lead to major complications—including death. As many as 11 million Americans have heart valve disease and about 25,000 people die each year from the disease.
Not everyone with valve disease experiences symptoms but they can include:
It’s important to LISTEN to your heart and see a healthcare professional right away if you think you may be experiencing symptoms. While valve disease can usually be successfully treated in patients of all ages, timely diagnosis and treatment are critical.
Learn more about valve disease at http://valvediseaseday.org/learn-about-valve-disease/