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Heart Murmurs and Other Sounds
A murmur is a blowing, whooshing, or rasping sound that occurs during a heartbeat. It may be an early indicator of a serious heart condition. More »
Source: healthline.com

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-murmurs/basics/causes/con-20028706

Apr 3, 2015 ... An abnormal heart murmur is more serious. In children, abnormal murmurs are usually caused by congenital heart disease. In adults, abnormal ...

www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-murmur-causes-treatments

Aug 30, 2016 ... WebMD explores the possible causes of heart murmurs, as well as treatment options and prevention.

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/HeartValveProblemsandDisease/Heart-Murmurs-and-Valve-Disease_UCM_450616_Article.jsp

Sep 26, 2016 ... What causes heart murmurs? Abnormal heart murmurs in adults are related to defective heart valves. Some heart murmurs are not considered ...

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/HeartValveProblemsandDisease/Innocent-Heart-Murmur_UCM_450621_Article.jsp

Oct 4, 2016 ... Innocent murmurs do not require medication, do not create cardiac symptoms, and do not mean that there is a heart problem or heart disease.

www.medicinenet.com/heart_murmur/page2.htm

Nov 30, 2015 ... Many heart murmurs are harmless and referred to as innocent or functional. They are caused when blood rushes through the heart quickly ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/heart-murmur

Learn more about valve disease by experts from the number one heart center, Cleveland Clinic.

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/heartmurmur

Dec 9, 2016 ... Harmless murmurs may not cause symptoms and can happen when blood flows more rapidly than normal through the heart such as during ...

www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/heart-murmur

Oct 24, 2012 ... A heart valve infection can cause a heart murmur by causing blood to leak backwards, or the infected valve can partially obstruct blood flow.

www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_vascular_institute/clinical_services/centers_excellence/womens_cardiovascular_health_center/patient_information/health_topics/when_to_evaluate_heart_murmurs.html

Murmurs can be caused by a heart valve abnormality or a defect in the muscular structure of the heart. In a few cases, it can be present from birth because of an ...