- Is my heart murmur due to a leaky (Regurgitation) or tight (Stenosis) heart valve?
What is happening in my heart?
- What are the symptoms of the type of heart valve disease I’ve been diagnosed with?
- How severe is my heart valve disease?
- How often will I need echocardiograms to monitor the severity of my valve disease?
- Should I limit my physical activity due to my heart valve disease?
- What lifestyle changes should I make because of my heart valve disease?
- When do you think the appropriate timing is to treat my heart valve disease?
- Will I need some form of surgery or are there alternatives?
- Are there any medications that I should stop taking after being diagnosed with heart valve disease?
- Ask if I can have a copy of my test results? (Consider taking a photo on your phone).
- Who is in charge of my treatment at this moment in time?