strenuous exercise and aortic dissection

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   Posted 7/2/2009 12:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Is there any relation between strenuous exercise and aortic dissection? I have a bicuspid aortic valve and I'm addicted to weightlifting and cardio exercises. 

Post Edited (bunan) : 7/2/2009 12:51:14 AM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 7/2/2009 5:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi "bunan",
if you have a bicuspid aortic valve, you have to be screened for ascending aortic aneurysm, because many times an aneurysm accompanies the bicuspid valve. If you do have an aneurysm, weight lifting might be contraindicated. In order to have peace of mine, ask your doctor to order a CT scan of the aorta to rule out an aneurysm.

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