coronary arteries are the source of the blood supply to the heart muscle which gives the required energy to pump . in general the arteries all over body has the fucntion to supply oxygen as their form of energy to work normally whether it is heart muscle or any other muscle or organ. the clot blocks the supply of blood to the the heart muscle which undergoes necrosis or damage to heart muscle therby it does not pump normally' and you develop chest pain and results in hear attack'
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I have had 2 episodes of sudden chest pain, dizziness, arm pain and cold sweats in the past few months requiring hospitalization with some changes to my ECG results, no enzymes seen in blood tests (no heart damage). A recent angiogram was negative for coronary artery blockages. I remain on beta blockers and aspirin until seen again soon by my cardiologist. My father died @ age 44 of a heart attack and I am a 43 year old male. What are some other possible causes and questions I should be asking my doctor ?
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