Heart Valve Problems and Disease

About Heart Valves

Understanding the role of each of the four heart valves can help you learn why you might need to be on the look out for certain signs and symptoms

Meet Our Heart Valve Ambassadors

Hear from our ambassadors, who share their experience with heart valve disease. They work with the AHA to raise awareness about heart valve disease and share resources for patients and families.

Heart valve ambassadors

Get support. Or offer it. Make a connection. For life.

Facing heart disease or stroke or caring for someone who is? Get encouragement and offer guidance during challenging times. Visit our Support Network.


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The Edwards Lifesciences Foundation sponsors the AHA’s Heart Valve Education Center and Ambassador Program: Heart Valve Disease.

Heart Valve Toolkit for Healthcare Professionals

Find tools and resources for your patients.