What is mitral valve prolapse? Mitral valve prolapse is a fairly common medical problem that is the focus of some controversy and even confusion among both physicians and those who suffer from it. There is at the same time less to it and more to it than at first appears. Mitral valve prolapse is named for a heart valve and is usually first diagnosed as a faint heart "click" or murmur, though it isn't a form of "heart disease" in any conventional sense.
This article by a cardiac valve specialist is about mitral valve regurgitation (mitral insufficiency), with information on the condition and treatments
Atlanta Heart Doctor explains the Mitral Valve - YouTube