Mitral valve prolapse is a relatively common condition in which the mitral valve experiences some type of abnormality when the heart contracts and pumps blood to the body. This video takes a closer look at the mitral valve prolapse . This condition is commonly diagnosed when a cardiologist or heart doctor identifies an abnormal heart sound using a stethoscope. Most individuals with the condition do not require treatment, but rather have their condition monitored over time. Learn who is a greater risk for mitral valve prolapse by watching this full clip.
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