What is a Heart Murmur?
Heart murmurs are sounds heard during the heart cycle around the heart valves with a stethoscope. This can be innocent or abnormal.
What Causes a Heart Murmur?
Some causes of a heart murmur are:
Holes in the heart or cardiac shunts
Heart valve abnormalities
Endocarditis (valve infection)
What is the Treatment for Heart Murmurs?
Appropriate treatment directed depending on the cause.