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Angina Pectoris

Angina Pectoris  refers to the sudden onset of chest pain due to an acute imbalance in the myocardium oxygen demand versus the blood supply from the coronary artery. The event may follow after an emotional outburst, exercise or mild exertion.

Symptoms of Angina Pectoris and Diagnosis

Angina Pectoris symptoms may seem as simple as the sensations from mild acid reflux or more serious, such as those associated with a heart attack. Depending upon the degree, Angina Pectoris symptoms may be an emergency. Learn more about Symptoms of Angina Pectoris and Diagnosis.

Treatment for Angina Pectoris

Treatment options for Angina Pectoris may depend on how often you are experiencing attacks. Healthy lifestyle choices are important. Medications, less invasive surgery and traditional Bypass Surgery may be adjuncts to a healthy lifestyle, depending upon the nature and degree of the angina. Learn more about treatments.  

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