Introduction: Angina


Angina: A special type of chest pain.

Angina: Chest pain, also called angina (an-JY-nuh). When you have angina, you feel pain in your chest, arms, shoulders, or back. You may feel the pain more when your heart works faster, such as when you exercise. The pain may go away when you rest. You also may feel very weak and sweaty. If you do not get it treated, chest pain may happen more often. If diabetes has damaged the heart nerves, you may not feel the chest pain.1

Researching symptoms of Angina: Further information about the symptoms of Angina is available including a list of symptoms of Angina, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Angina, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Angina: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Angina, underlying causes of Angina (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Angina: Various information is available about treatments available for Angina, or research treatments for other diseases.

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         Contents for Angina:

1. excerpt from Keep your heart and blood vessels healthy: NIDDK

Last revision: October 23, 2003

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