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what are the symptoms of coronary artery disease (cad) in men?

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Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
CAD in men: Often there are no symptoms until patients develop chest pain or angina. The pain may be in the chest, shoulder, jaw, epigastric area or arm. Usually there are associated with other symptoms such as shortness of breath, nausea, lightheadedness and/or diaphoresis. The hallmark of cardiac chest pain is that it comes and goes with activity and resolves with rest.
Answered on May 18, 2012
Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: CAD by itself may not have any symptoms, but significant CAD can cause angina (chest pain), possible arm or neck pain, nausea, sweating, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, fatigue, weakness, anxiety, and so forth ...
Answered on Dec 25, 2014
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