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Chest Pain? Read more about it

About


Myocardial Bridging is a condition when a part of the coronary artery dips into and under the heart muscle and then comes back out again.


The incidences of Myocardial Bridging varies between 1.5% to 16%. [1]


Myocardial Bridging is:
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Lab tests or imaging may be required
- Anyone can be affected by it
- People with Myocardial Bridging are usually born with it


Since people are usually born with it, there are no particular causes which lead to the condition of Myocardial Bridging.


Symptoms


The very common symptoms of Myocardial Bridging are:
- Chest pain
- Tightness in chest
- Pain in the left arm or jaw
- Fatigue
- Shortness of breath


The condition of Myocardial Bridging is harmless. People have it from birth and most of them do not even know that they have this condition.


Treatment


Self-care:
Cutting out on excess fats and cholesterol so that unhealthy weight is not gained can help reduce the chest pain. Also, quitting to smoke and drinking alcohol also helps in the cases of Myocardial Bridging.


Medication:
In most cases of Myocardial Bridging, no treatment is given if it is not causing any symptoms. Otherwise, doctors may recommend medicines like beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers. In severe cases, patients might need surgery which involves removing the bridge that is pressing on the coronary artery.


Specialists:
For other severe kinds, you can consult a physician. mfine helps by educating people with various fields of health issues. Also, you can get in touch with us onboard for a holistic treatment program.

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