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What Causes Chest Pains aka Angina | Heart Disease

September 4, 2016 @ 1:28 pm
by Heart News 247
You already love Spotify, but do you know how to get the most out of it? Click here to learn all the Spotify Tips and Tricks you never knew existed. Watch more How to Understand Heart Disease videos: So what causes angina, or angina? Well, angina is the word we use to reference chest pain or pressure in the heart or chest area. Unfortunately, the body may not be very good at telling exactly what's causing the pain from our internal organs. When we get hurt externally, we can localize and know what is causing the pain right away. Internally, [...]

Donnette’s Story: Chronic Angina Can’t Slow Her Down

September 4, 2016 @ 11:47 am
by Heart News 247
Keeping up with grandchildren, work, and volunteering all require a lot of energy. Donnette struggled for a long time with chronic angina and was frustrated and frightened when she would experience angina chest pain. If you have angina that does not go away with rest or nitroglycerin, get emergency medical help right away. If you still have angina even though you are getting treatment, talk with your doctor about your options. The information on this video does not take the place of talking with your cardiologist or healthcare professional.