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Facts about angina

Facts about angina

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Published by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in [Bethesda, Md.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Angina pectoris

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    SeriesNIH publication -- no. 92-2890
    ContributionsNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14437791M

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    Angina: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatments. Updated: July 6, Published: December, Angina (pronounced ANN-juh-nuh or ann-JIE-nuh) is pain in the chest that comes on with exercise, stress, or other things that make the heart work harder. It is an extremely common symptom of coronary artery disease, which is caused by cholesterol.   Angina can feel like a heart attack, but often it's something else causing your chest pain. Learn more about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of angina at WebMD.

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Angina and Heart Attack (The Facts): Jevon, Phil: : Books/5(3). Title: Angina and Heart Attack (The Facts).

Angina and Heart Attack: The Facts' helps patients and their families to understand what angina is, the causes, risk factors, symptoms, treatment and how to manage and live with it. Product Identifiers. Read full description. See details and exclusions. Publication for: Care and families, Healthcare professionals, People with heart disease.

Subject: Heart conditions, Living with heart disease. Age group: Adults, Elderly. Maximum order quantity: This booklet is for people with angina and for their friends and family. It explains what angina is, what causes it, how angina is diagnosed, and what can be done to treat the condition.

Angina and Heart Attack: Facts Series OUP UK Millions of people throughout the world suffer from Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). Angina is a symptom of CHD, but the condition can ultimately lead to a heart attach - often fatal.

Steps can be taken to help prevent CHD getting worse, thus reducing the risk of a heart attack. This book will help. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Millions of people throughout the world suffer from Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). Angina is a symptom of CHD, but the condition can ultimately lead to a heart attach - often fatal. Steps can be taken to help prevent CHD getting worse, thus reducing the risk of a heart attack.

Many patients who have a heart attack die before reaching hospital. Facts about Angina Pectoris 8: the blood pressure. When the angina occurs, the people have the increased blood pressure and pulse rate. In some cases, the pain often comes with nausea, sweating and breathlessness.

Angina Pectoris Patient. Angina: 3 Important Facts – Angina is chest pain or discomfort caused when the heart muscle doesn’t get enough oxygen-rich blood, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). The discomfort can also occur in the shoulders, arms, neck, jaw or back.

A New Book Explains Why Bootstrapping Is an Entrepreneur’s Best Bet. Angina pectoris, often referred to as angina, occurs when the oxygen supply or nutrient supply to the heart muscle is inadequate to meet the demands. Angina is typically described as a squeezing or pressure like pain in the chest precipitated by factors such as exertion, emotional stress, or exposure to cold.

Angina is often relieved by rest, but may also require medication. Tom Smith, MD, spent several years as a general practitioner and medical researcher before taking up writing full-time. He contributes regularly to medical journals, has a weekly health column in two newspapers and is the author of several books about living and coping with serious medical conditions.4/5(1).

Between angina attacks, the ECG (and usually LV function) at rest is normal in about 30% of patients with a typical history of angina pectoris, even those with extensive 3-vessel disease.

In the remaining 70%, the ECG shows evidence of previous infarction, hypertrophy, or nonspecific ST-segment and T-wave (ST-T) abnormalities. Angina is chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart muscles.

It's not usually life threatening, but it's a warning sign that you could be at risk of a heart attack or stroke.

With treatment and healthy lifestyle changes, it's possible to control angina and reduce the risk of these more serious problems.

Angina is not a condition in itself but is a probable symptom of heart disease. This article looks at the types, symptoms, treatment, risk factors, and how to prevent angina from : Peter Crosta. Angina pectoris, or simply angina, is recurring heart muscle cramping from blockage of the arteries feeding the heart (coronary arteries).

Angina represents early cardiovascular disease. An ‘attack’ of angina, signified by silent, mild or crushing chest pain, may turn into a full-blown heart attack, when part of the heart muscle dies. Angina is when you have chest pain or an uncomfortable tight feeling in your chest because not enough blood is getting to your heart muscle.

The pain and discomfort can sometimes spread to your arms, jaw, upper abdomen (tummy), neck and back. Angina can be a sign that you’re at risk of serious health problems and can sometimes be life.

Track your angina symptoms with our Angina Log. Treatment of Angina Pectoris. People with angina pectoris or sometimes referred to as stable angina have episodes of chest pain.

The discomfort that are usually predictable and manageable. You might experience it while running or if. Angina, also known as angina pectoris, is chest pain or pressure, usually due to not enough blood flow to the heart muscle.

Angina is usually due to obstruction or spasm of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle. Other causes include anemia, abnormal heart rhythms and heart ciation: /ænˈdʒaɪnə/ ann-JY-nə.

Angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort caused by a temporary disruption in the flow of blood and oxygen to the heart.

People describe angina discomfort as a squeezing, suffocating or burning feeling – usually in the centre of the chest, behind the breastbone. Key facts about angina.

Definition. Angina is pain, discomfort, or pressure in the chest that is caused by ischemia, an insufficient supply of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle.

It is sometimes also characterized by a feeling of choking, suffocation, or crushing heaviness. This condition is also called angina pectoris.

Angina is a pain or discomfort felt in your chest which usually caused by coronary heart disease. Find out what causes angina, the symptoms, and what treatments are available. The term angina pectoris was first used in in a lecture by Dr.

William Heberden to distinguish the “strangling” sensation of angina from the word dolor, which means pain. 2 A definition of angina is “a characteristic thoracic pain, usually substernal; precipitated chiefly by exercise, emotion, or a heavy meal; relieved by vasodilator.For people with chronic angina, anti-angina medications can be increased to reduce both angina and silent ischemia.

Still, the most important steps are to follow the standard heart-protecting habits: eating right, getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and keeping blood pressure and cholesterol down—with medications if necessary.More facts about angina Angina can feel like indigestion but it is much more serious.

Read the second part of our complete guide to spotting and treating the heart condition.