Angina & Coronary Artery Disease

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Angina & Coronary Artery Disease

Angina pectoris, commonly called angina, describes chest pain resulting from decreased oxygen supply to the heart. Coronary artery disease is a condition where plaque accumulates on the lining of the coronary arteries, causing them to harden and narrow. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.


The medical term “angina pectoris” actually means “squeezing of the chest” ... read more »

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is defined by a buildup of fat deposits in the arteries (a process known as ... read more »

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