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A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiac angina: Is generated through demand supply mismatch due to narrowed/ diseased coronaries, heart arteries. Atherosclerosis is the most common cause.
Dr. Philip Miller
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Cornonary artery: spasm or narrowing. Please get a full cardiology workup and evaluation. Anginashould be medically evaluated and treated.
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Other way around: Angina is caused by problems in your circulatory system. It does not cause them. Here's a good read on Angina: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-cond ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Angina: Angina is caused by heart muscle ischemia. Sometimes the blood pressure drops as a result of the ischemia.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
The key here: is that you have to be able to inject the specific nerves that are causing the problem such as in the neck, low back, arm for regional pain syndromes. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
When it happens: Angina means heart pain which is much much more likely to occur in older people and during physical exertion while panic attacks are often random, or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Angina: It is chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle, generally due to obstruction or spasm of the coronary arteries.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Angina: Angina means pain. Angina pectoris is chest pain caused by heart artery disease and is a serious problem.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Discomfort: Lack of circulation to the heart muscle causing an uncomfortable sensation in the mid chest which is often described as "tightness", "heaviness", "squ ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Angina: Angina is a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. It is a symptom of coronary artery disease which can be life threatening.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Can vary: The typical description would be: heaviness, pressure, like an elephant sitting on my chest, radiating to the shoulder. However in females and diabeti ... Read More
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