Aortic Insufficiency (Aortic Regurgitation)

About-  (AI), also known as aortic regurgitation (AR), is the leaking of the aortic valve of the heart that causes blood to flow in the reverse direction during ventricular diastole, from the aorta into the left ventricle.

Symptoms-
Aortic insufficiency Fatigue and weakness
Aortic insufficiency Shortness of breath
Aortic insufficiency Swollen ankles and feet
Aortic insufficiency Chest pain (angina), discomfort, or tightness, often increasing during exercise
Aortic insufficiency Lightheadedness or fainting
Aortic insufficiency Irregular pulse (arrhythmia)
Aortic insufficiency Heart palpitations
Aortic insufficiency Heart murmur
Aortic insufficiency Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)‚Äč
 
Causes-
Aortic insufficiency Congenital heart valve defects
Aortic insufficiency Aging
Aortic insufficiency Endocarditis
Aortic insufficiency Rheumatic fever
Aortic insufficiency Trauma
Aortic insufficiency Infections of the heart tissue
Aortic insufficiency High blood pressure
Aortic insufficiency Genetic conditions such as Marfan’s syndrome
Aortic insufficiency Untreated syphilis
Aortic insufficiency Lupus
Aortic insufficiency Heart aneurysms
Aortic insufficiency Ankylosing spondylitis
 
Specialists to Visit
Aortic insufficiency ‚ÄčCardiologist
Aortic insufficiency Cardiovascular Surgeon
Aortic insufficiency Pediatric Cardiologist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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