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Prinz Metal Angina
Poison can cause angina? Is it possible that poison, in particular poisonous metals, can cause angina?
Mercury: Mercury and lead - are known to cause significant damage to the heart muscle. ...Read more
Controversial: Controversial data on lead and mercury. Few jama articles in early 2000. ...Read more
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
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