Aortic Stenosis Symptoms and Risk Factors

Aortic Stenosis Symptoms and Risk Factors

Aortic stenosis symptoms include:

  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lightheadnesses, feeling dizzy and/or fainting
  • Difficulty breathing when exercising
  • Swelling in the feet, ankles and legs

Risk factors for aortic stenosis include:

  • Advanced age
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • History of smoking

To learn more about CHI Memorial’s Heart Valve Program, talk with your physician or call the valve clinic coordinator at (423) 495-4327.


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