Angina pectoris

What is Angina pectoris?

Angina pectoris – commonly known as angina – is chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle, due in general to obstruction or spasm of the coronary arteries.

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I am a 39 year old female. I keep having a sharp pain in my left chest followed by a tightness in my left arm . It is very brief in duration and...

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Based on the information it seems like " ANGINA PECTORIS"

let me walk you through "Angina pectoris"
It means chest pain, now the reason for it is...

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I was sitting on the chair when I fell terrible chest pain it fell like it was on my breast bone or just below it came really quickly and lasted...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,
A sudden terrible pain in the chest region can occur due to many reasons.
Angina pectoris, esophageal rupture, aortic...

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what if the doctor said my T waves had changes and he did a Electrocardiogram and Echocardiography beacuse I was having bad chest pains but on the...

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This means you have coronary artery disease--blockage.
You need a stress test by a cardiologist and you may need coronary artery stenting or...

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