When heart valves malfunction it greatly interferes with the heart’s ability to pump blood. Often a valve disorder makes a very distinctive murmuring sound which can be heard though a stethoscope. Some patients can be treated with medication and lifestyle changes, while others may require surgery. Read our resources for the latest evidence on this topic.
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