Angina pectoris


Angina pectoris is a type of chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. It's a symptom of coronary artery disease.


It feels like squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightness, or pain in the chest. It can recur or be sudden and acute.


Depending on severity, it can be treated by lifestyle changes, medication, angioplasty, or surgery.

Last Updated Apr 25, 2018

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