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Hi doc .I have been operated for aortic valve replacement surgery 3 months back. Vit a mechanical aortic valve. Can I have a normal life? Can I work out? Can I lift weights?I am 25 year old.

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You can do most things, but remember you are on blood thinners, prone to bleeding. Do not forget the benefits of rest, rest is the best treatment of all body parts, specially the heart. Best wishes.
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