Angina (or angina pectoris) is caused when the heart muscle is deprived of important nutrients and oxygen. Many times this is referred to as “chest pain”, although other symptoms such as shortness of breath or nausea may be present. Symptoms vary dependent on many factors including gender, age, other conditions or the type of angina […]

Angina is chest pain or discomfort experienced when the blood flow to the heart muscle is gradually or suddenly reduced. Oxygen is carried in the blood stream and the heart requires oxygen to work and survive. If there is not an adequate supply of blood to the heart, angina occurs. The heart is responsible for […]