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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Angina (Overview)

Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable angina, and variant angina.


Dr. Gutti Rao
1,678 Doctors shared insights

Angina (Overview)

Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable angina, and variant angina.


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Does angina mean you have heart disease?

Does angina mean you have heart disease?

In most cases: Angina generally refers to pain resulting from insufficient blood or oxygen supply to the heart muscle. This can result from an obstruction to blood flow, increased demand for oxygen because of a overworking heart or insufficient blood (anemia). In most cases angina in the true sense, does indicate underlying heart disease. ...Read more

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Angina (Tip)

Stable angina can be compatible with a long life. ...See more

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How to treat angina pectoris?

How to treat angina pectoris?

Amazon. Com: You can log on to Amazon. Com and order a copy of Braunwald's Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 11th edition - hardcover or on-line edition. He has an extensive explanation of the treatment of angina pectoris. You can learn at the feet of the master. ...Read more

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What is ludwid angina and how is it treated?

What is ludwid angina and how is it treated?

Infection: Ludwig's angina is a strangling sensation caused by swelling of the floor of the mouth, the tongue, and the pharynx (upper throat). It can be life-threatening by preventing the patient from breathing. It is treated with antibiotics and may require extensive surgery to drain the infection. A tracheostomy may be needed to allow the patient to breathe. ...Read more

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Angina (Tip)

Call 911 if angina does not stop after 5 minutes of rest or nitroglycerin, or if it worsens. ...See more

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What if after treating angina the tonsils dose not come to the normal size?

What if after treating angina the tonsils dose not come to the normal size?

Translation problem: Please try your question again. Try another word variation. The English translation didn't make sense. We're not sure what you're asking. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for angina?

What is the treatment for angina?

SEE BELOW: Medical therapy is the workhorse of therapy, however, frequently revascularization with angioplasty/stenting and bypass surgery is necessary. See your doctor/cardiologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu Dr. Anyanwu
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Angina (Tip)

Healthy life style changes may improve symptoms of angina. ...See more

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I sometimes have cardiac pain after I masturbate a lot. That includes chest pain and pain in my left arm and back. Typical symptoms of angina. Cure?

I sometimes have cardiac pain after I masturbate a lot. That includes chest pain and pain in my left arm and back. Typical symptoms of angina. Cure?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with chest pain and/or suspected cardiac angina should be evaluated by his primary care doctor and a cardiologist. There is good treatment for angina, which can help prevent a heart attack. ...Read more

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How can someone get rid of chest pain?

Depends: Of course, it depends on the cause of the chest pain. The treatment of chest pain related to a fractured rib is totally different from that related to a heart attack for instance. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Gujer Dr. Gujer
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Angina (Tip)

Always tell your doctor if your angina starts happening with less activity. It could save your life. ...See more

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On drugs for Angina arrythmia, no prev problem erectile disf, and today tried and masturbated b/coss I ws worried ejc but sevre pain in penis after?

On drugs for Angina arrythmia, no prev problem erectile disf, and today tried and masturbated b/coss I ws worried ejc but sevre pain in penis after?

Unrelated: I think you'll find that that was a temporary problem/unrelated. Masturbation is a good means of regaining your self-confidence. Plan for more foreplay with your partner - you've proven the equipment works; it's likely a matter of confidence & timing. Try something novel and exciting and you'll be gratified. ...Read more

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What is the cause of angina pectoris?

What is the cause of angina pectoris?

Blocked heart artery: Typical angina is caused by partial of a coronary artery causing inadequate blood supply to meet the oxygen demands of the heart. ...Read more

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Dr. David Brouwer Dr. Brouwer
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Angina (Tip)

Angina isn't always an "elephant on my chest" feeling. It can be tight, burning like indigestion. ...See more

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How does isosorbide dinitrate or mononitrate help prevent angina attacks?

How does isosorbide dinitrate or mononitrate help prevent angina attacks?

Supply and demand: Angina is caused by heart muscle not getting enough blood to meet its needs, think supply vs demand. By relaxing smooth muscle in the walls of coronary arteries, nitrates increase blood flow. They also dilate the body's veins, so less blood returns to the heart, and the heart walls are less stretched outwards. This reduces tension on the heart wall muscle, and hence demand for oxygen/blood. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Angina (Tip)

Stable angina occuring at a fixed exertional level is less likely to cause a "surprise" mi! ...See more

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Are you agree with nap at afternoon (Catnap)? I sleep for a hour every day but after few hours, my BP gets down and I feel angina. Is there any relati

Are you agree with nap at afternoon (Catnap)? I sleep for a hour every day but after few hours, my BP gets down and I feel angina. Is there any relati

Nothing wrong with n: A nap is OK as long as you are not driving. How do you know BP is down? To what? From what? Do you measure it? BP fluctuates. WE want to know the range. Angina? Really? Angina is brought on by exertion in a person with disease of the heart or the coronary arteries. What does your DR say????? ...Read more