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All you need to know about Angina pectoris


It is kind of a pain in the chest that is caused by a reduction in the blood flow into the heart.

It is a very common ailment in India and there are more than 10 million identified cases per year. [1]

- It requires proper medical diagnosis
- Lab tests and imaging might be required
- It can be treated by a medical practitioner
- It is a symptom of overgrowth of yeast on the skin.

Sensations of squeezing, heaviness, tightness or pressure can be felt in the chest. It is usually sudden and reduces over time.


- Weakness
- Neck or jaw pain
- Sudden clenching pain in the chest pain
- Dizziness
- Sweating
- Shortness of breath
- Lightheadedness
- Inability to exercise
- Nausea
- Rapid breathing
- Heartburn
- Indigestion
- Anxiety
- Rapid heart rate


The treatment of angina pectoris depends on the severity of the symptoms and can be done by medicines, an angioplasty, changes in lifestyle, surgery, etc.

Self-care: Avoid smoking, exercise regularly, try to reduce weight.

Medications: Medicines like beta blockers, antihypertensive drugs, blood thinners, and other heart medications should be taken after consulting with a medical practitioner.

Medical procedure: Installing a coronary stent, coronary angioplasty, coronary artery bypass surgery, hybrid coronary revascularization, or angioplasty.

Specialists: Consult a cardiac surgeon or a cardiologist. mmfine caters to different areas of health issues and the perfect course of treatment can be chosen according to your requirements.

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