Although angina pectoris is relatively common, it can be difficult to distinguish other types of chest pain, such as pain or indigestion. If you have chest pains, seek medical attention immediately.
This is the condition of severe chest pain or a strong feeling of discomfort which happens when the heart muscles do not get enough supply of oxygen enriched blood.
It is mainly caused by
- Narrow or blocked coronary arteries
- Coronary microvascular disease
- Less or no physical activity
It is diagnosed by any of the following symptoms
Severe chest pain
Severe pain in shoulders and associated muscles
It is mainly managed by
- Lifestyle changes