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Had a heart by pass in 2005, but still get angina when stressed or if i get too cold.Getting angina at night only, could it be related to eating late.?
On metoprolol xr 100 and Losartan 25 once a day. Pharmacist said imdur 30 mg will cause too much blood pressure drop (currently 140/80 at night). Safe to start on half the 30 mg dose to help with angina? are nitrates safe for kidney? Thanks
Yes it is: Especially if it is new, or changing (unstable). Many people deny 'pain' with angina. It is described as a 'twinge', pressure, more rarely as a sharp knife like pain. Regardless, angina suggests that circulation is not adequate to portions of the heart, and is a warning that heart attack may occur. Have it checked, control your risk factors, consider treatments recommended.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prinzmetal's angina: Prinzmetal's angina is chest pain due to spasm of coronary arteries, which tends to occur in young women. It can be triggered by drugs like Cocaine or cigarette smoking or associated with blood vessel spasm of other parts of the body like raynaud’s phenomenon involving upper extremities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chest pain: Angina is chest pain or discomfort you get when your heart muscle does not get enough blood. It may feel like pressure or squeezing pain in your chest. It may feel like indigestion. You may also feel pain in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw or back. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease , the most common heart disease. It happens when sticky substance called plaque builds up in arteries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation is not corrected, then a heart attack, with permanent heart muscle damage, can follow. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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