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I have three leaking heart valves
You have four heart valves that help regulate the blood flow through your heart:
Leaking valves cause your heart to function less efficiently and thus work harder than necessary. This is aggravated by your high blood pressure. A high cholesterol exposes you to the risk of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (as well as other arteries.
You can read more here:
High blood pressure:
Cholesterol & Atherosclerosis:
Coronary artery disease:
You can calculate your risk here:
A lot of this can be controlled with medications, diet & exercise.
Whether or not you need treatment for your valves at this point depends the severity of the leakage and the positive effect of medications, diet & exercise.
Hope this helps,
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