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Why are angina symptoms different in women and men?

Why are angina symptoms different in women and men?

Different creatures: We are all wired a little differently. Women are statistically more likely to experience heart pain a little atypically, but all do not. Interestingly, angina, even in people of the same sex, may be experienced quite differently. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Angina (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Symptoms of angina?

Symptoms of angina?

Typical symptoms: The common symptom is a pain, ache, discomfort or tightness that you feel across the front of the chest when you exert yourself. . You may also, or just, feel the pain in your arms, jaw, neck or stomach. An angina pain does not usually last long. It will usually ease within 10 minutes when you rest. If you take some glyceryl trinitrate, it should go within 1-2 minutes ...Read more

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Does angina affect more men then women?

Does angina affect more men then women?

Yes: Angina, the pain of insufficient blood flow to the heart due to coronary artery blockages occurs in both men and women but somewhat differently. First women in general get coronary artery disease approximately a decade older than men, thus angina at an older age. Second, while women do get classic angina , they also get atypical symptoms such as nausea, sweating and dizziness more than men. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with unstable angina?

What are the symptoms associated with unstable angina?

Chest pain: Chest pain not relieved by rest. Please note that there are many instances of atypical presentations and it may range from vague feeling of discomfort, pressure on chest, shortness of breath, anxiety, sweating, feeling of impending doom, nausea vomiting. If you suspect unstable angina, get to an er asap, call 911. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms are characteristic of unstable angina?

What are the symptoms are characteristic of unstable angina?

Chest pain: Chest pain not relieved by rest. Please note that there are many instances of atypical presentations and it may range from vague feeling of discomfort, pressure on chest, shortness of breath, anxiety, sweating, feeling of impending doom, nausea vomiting. If you suspect unstable angina, get to an er asap, call 911. ...Read more

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Please may i know the signs and symptoms of early angina pectoris? Because I think I am suffering from that

Please may i know the signs and symptoms of early angina pectoris? Because I think I am suffering from that

What symptoms do you: have? It is highly unlikely for a 19 y/o to be having angina (unless you have a strong FHx or using drugs like cocaine). Typical symptoms can be common with symptoms in other conditions. It may present with chest pain, or upper abd pain, or neck pain radiating to the L side. Patient may have difficulty breathing. Worse with exertion. Again very unlikely in a patient your age. ...Read more

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I keep having stable angina symptoms (pain when smoke or exertion)that stay for few weeks, and then one or two months I feel absolutely healthy.why?

I keep having stable angina symptoms  (pain when smoke or exertion)that stay for few weeks, and then one or two months I feel absolutely healthy.why?

Doubt Sngina : I am going to assume your work up for chest pain was negative . I really doubt that you have Angina , otherwise your doctors eould have put you on some sort of medication , like beta blockers . It sounds like you may have Reflux or chest wall pain . Non cardiac chest pain . Stop smoking is my best advise to you . ...Read more

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How effective is morphine and lorazepam in treating and alleviating symptoms of angina?

How effective is morphine and lorazepam in treating and alleviating symptoms of angina?

Angina: Morphine is , a drug we usually reserve for late stage angina refractory to the standard medical and interventional / surgical treatment. ...Read more