Mitral Regurgitation is termed as abnormal reversible of blood flow from left ventricle towards left atrium due to disruption of mitral valve prolapse which may lead to insufficient blood flow to rest of the body
- Usually causes vary according to the age of the patient some may have mitral valve prolapse or mitral valve stenosis whereas others might cause due by rheumatic fever sometimes tissue cord of flaps of the mitral valve can also tear around leading to backflow of blood.
- Various heart conditions like endocarditis, cardiomyopathy heart attack, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects.
- Certain drugs like ergotamine and cabergoline can also lead to mitral valve prolapse.
Signs and Symptoms
- Heart murmur
- Weakness tired feeling
- Swollen extremities
Usually, confirmation is based on certain evaluations like physical examination in an auscultation heart murmur, ECG, cardiac MRI, stress tests, cardiac catheterization, etc
It is noted that mitral regurgitation is often treated according to severity of the signs and symptoms
- Blood thinners
- Antihypertensive agents
In severe cases, surgery could be the option to like mitral valve repair or mitral valve replacement
The aim of Homeopathy is not only to treat the mitral valve disease but to also identify the cause and individual susceptibility depending upon the cause modalities and sensations
This remedy acts well in chronic illness especially due to rheumatic fever usually the attack is preceded by rheumatism
This remedy can help based on signs and symptoms but in severity, surgery could be the option
This remedy is often considered a heart tonic Patient feels a lot of dyspnoea on slightest exertion pulse is usually slow feeble irregular patient feels so weak that he is unable to get up from one place feels oppressed
Constricted feeling in the left side of chest radiating to the left arm is well-marked feature dyspnoea is aggravated more on exertion and also on lying down and becomes better by sitting in erect posture there is heaviness in chest present with palpitations, the pulse is feeble slow patient feels suffocation even in the open air
This remedy is indicated in all types of heart conditions such as inflammation of heart muscle, stenosis this remedy is considered as one of the best valvular heart remedies to regain normal blood flow to the heart
This remedy is mostly helped in complications of heart problems and also in symptoms caused due to rheumatic fever patient feels breathless with feeble pulse unable to perform daily activities feels tired wants to rest and lie down