Health&Medicine Home





INTRODUCTION

ANGINA PECTORIS
HEART ATTACK
RISK FACTORS
DIAGNOSIS
TREATMENT
HISTORY OF FIGHTING CORONARY HEART DISEASE


Health&Medicine Home

ANGINA PECTORIS

Coronary Heart Disease | Heart Angina Pectoris | Coronary Arteries | Oxygen Heart

A person who suffers from angina pectoris has coronary arteries that are wide enough to supply blood to the heart during normal activities, but too narrow to deliver sufficient blood and oxygen when extra work is required of the heart. An attack of angina develops when the heart must work harder than normal and the muscle cells that make up the heart do not receive enough oxygen. (Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Angina Pectoris, Coronary Arteries, Oxygen Heart)

Angina is typically felt as a heavy, squeezing pain in the center of the chest. The pain may also spread to the neck, jaw, back, and left arm. An attack of angina may last for several minutes and is often brought on by physical activity, emotional stress, cold weather, or digestion of a heavy mealóall factors that can increase the heartís workload. Angina affects more than 6.6 million Americans. (Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Angina Pectoris, Coronary Arteries, Oxygen Heart)

Coronary Heart Disease | Heart Angina Pectoris | Coronary Arteries | Oxygen Heart



Next

Coronary Heart Disease | Heart Angina Pectoris | Coronary Arteries | Oxygen Heart


auuuu.com