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Why does angina cause pain and breathlessness?
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Lack oxyen
Lack of oxygen causes pain in any muscle when oxygen demand out strips suply .
In the legs its called cludication. As for the shortness of breath it can be due to the dysfunction of the left ventricle due to poor oxygen suply. Much like an engine sputters if the fuel line is clogged. Along with heart failure pain and anxiety can also cause shortness of breath.

In brief: Lack oxyen
Lack of oxygen causes pain in any muscle when oxygen demand out strips suply .
In the legs its called cludication. As for the shortness of breath it can be due to the dysfunction of the left ventricle due to poor oxygen suply. Much like an engine sputters if the fuel line is clogged. Along with heart failure pain and anxiety can also cause shortness of breath.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Injury
The pain is a common symptom to injury -- in this case hypoxic/anoxic injury and the breathlessness is due to reduced perfusion (functional circulation) to the lung -.

In brief: Injury
The pain is a common symptom to injury -- in this case hypoxic/anoxic injury and the breathlessness is due to reduced perfusion (functional circulation) to the lung -.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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