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Exercise and stenosis

Can exercise actually slow down aortic valve stenosis due to an aging bicuspid valve?
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Proper diet can reduce or stop the calcification resulting in stenosis.  Exercise will strengthen compensating factors that will cause a more efficient system.  Without exercise, the stenosis decreases cardicac output and the heart can be overworked and weakened trying toi meet oxygen demand.  A stronger heart with exercise helps the heart to meet the demand effectively.
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