HI all. I was diagnosed with MVP with Mild regurgitation about a dozen years ago, at the age of 22. It's progressively gotten worse over the years to the point that the cardiologist says I'll need surgery to replace it in the next few years.
In January my updated echo showed Moderate regurg.
Now, I have had a few episodes where I've woken up, heart racing, unable to breathe. I always brushed them off as, "Well, we know my heart *****." Tonight it happened again and was much worse. Here I am, an hour later, still trying to catch my breath. This "attack" actually scared me and, if not for hubby's commitment in the morning, I probably would have called 911.
I have a follow up appointment in September, so I will be seen soon.
I guess I'm just wondering if anyone else has ever dealt with this.