Understanding angina

September 11,2018

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Angina is the medical term for chest pain that occurs when your heart doesn’t get enough oxygenated blood. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says triggers may include:

* Being under emotional stress.

* Being exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures.

* Eating a heavy meal, smoking tobacco or using cocaine.

* Taking medication that narrows blood vessels.

— HealthDay News


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