What is an angina attack?

Answer In layman's term, angina pectoris means (severe) chest pain due to the lack of blood and oxygen supply of the heart (ischemia). The chest pain is not more than 10-15 minutes. It can be described as... Read More »

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Is angina contagious?

Only if the people who get it have been indulging in high fat food and lack of exercise together. Angina is pain caused by narrowing of arteries around the heart, so no.

Is angina inherited?

Angina is severe chest pain, usually on exertion, that is a symptom of coronary artery disease. Family history of heart disease is only one of several risk factors for angina. If angina runs in you... Read More »

Ludwig Angina questions?

Ludwig's angina: symtoms--Painful, tender swelling under the tongue; can compromise the airway by forcing the tongue superiorly and posteriorly.Ludwig's angina can be life threatening. However, it ... Read More »

How to Deal With Angina Pain?

Angina is a serious heart condition. It can affect one in fifty people. Here is some information that is useful to help you stop angina pain.