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When Mitral Valve Prolapse Symptoms Are Severe

…for worry. Yet, for a small percentage of those with mitral valve prolapse complications can be quite serious—including transient ischemic attacks (TIA) from blood clots, and even sudden death from uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia. These more serious mitral valve prolapse symptoms can develop if the severity…

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Vascular Dementia Can Happen to Anyone

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. It’s also the month it became time for my mother-in-law Peg to move into an extended care facility (ECF) due to her vascular dementia (VaD). So, what is VaD? While it’s often mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease because mental functioning slowly…

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