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Angina

Also known as Cardiac Syndrome X, Nicorandil, Prinzmetal's Angina

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  • prinzmetals angina

    I have had prinzmetal's angina for over 7 years. Information about prinzmetal's says that pain occurs at night while in bed. Well not in my case. I get angina pain in the day time as well at night. Does anyone out there get pain in the day as I do ? I get pain at anytime, when it is cold or when...

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  • "spasm angina why saying angina confuses?..."

    So often when we talk to doctors friends and family, they hear the word angina and switch off from our symptoms our actual physiology of disease our actual illness and treat us as though we have stable angina. Here will be a posting of things we know about Prinzmetal and microvascular spasms treatments,...

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  • discomfort in my upper body chest and back but no pain

    i get discomfort in my chest as i touch it .   i also feel stiffness in my back.  however i have started swimming again this past week and the only other thing i have changed is taken some b12 supplements which i have now been off of for two days.   The uncomfortable feeling...

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  • 16 yr old having chest pains and heart attack symtoms

    I am 16yrs old and for about 6 months I have had chest pain with other heart attack symtomes including sore left arm, and shortness of breath. I comes and goes and even went away for about a month. I seems to happen more when I am stresses. Im having finals week right now and my symtomes are way worse....

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  • Need some reassurance, I feel like I'm losing my mind

    Ok, I thought having more answers would put me at ease, but it just brings up more questions. Let me start at the beginning: I'm 5'3" and currently 170-ish pounds. My diet isn't as healthy as I want it to be and I don't exercise much aside from walking and riding my bike around....

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  • Angina or not Angina

    Is there not a definite way to no whether you have Angina or not. I have had a terrible 2017 in pain and after months of been told it was my RA my consultant sent me to see heart man who said it was Angina then nov 17 and using spray under tongue 11months he said I didnt have Angina. Now last week ended...

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  • I'm concerned I have Angina?

    I have an upcoming appt to rule out cardiac issues, however I thought angina and I thought maybe even costochondritis? It frustrating because i can’t reproduce the pain - Ive had this about 3 weeks?  I only get the twinges of pain (right in the center of my chest/sternum) when walking into work....

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  • Angina / CAD

    Six weeks ago, my husband had chest pains and was taken to the emergency room. There they did ECGs and blood tests over a period of 18 hours, but nothing abnormal was detected. He was discharged home and told that he would require a heart stress test. My husband has type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure...

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  • Please help me 22 and scared

    Hey all I am 22 years old and have been suffering from extreme anxiety and fear that something is wrong with my heart. I have been to Er 6 times have had 6 ekg 6 blood test 2 chest X-rays stomach ct scan ultra sound on liver and gallbladder and nothing wrong has been found. I think I was dumb and looked...

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  • 28 years old with chest pain in left side and left arm

    for the last two days I’ve been having chest tightness and pain in my neck and my left arm and left side of my chest. Seems to be worse if I’m lying in bed or resting. Got a ecg which was normal but I’m pretty high up there when it goes for risks of heart disease. I’ve smoked for ten years but stopped...

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  • Symptoms

    hi I'm hoping for some advice. Just got back from the doctors who has referred me on to specialists. Could anyone who has angina please tell me your symptoms many thanks. 

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  • How we can know we have heart problem or it anxeity

    Hi.....i have heart problem. I need your guidance. Thank you all in advance. The symptoms of heart problem and anxeity are same. Like pain in chest, breathless etc. How we can know i have heart problem or its just anxeity. I am very afraid and worry please guide me.thanks

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  • EECP FOR ANGINA

    IS THERE ANYONE UNDER GONE EECP ( enhanced enhanced counter pulsation) for to reduce angina and anyone can share their experience please. I am suffering from angina and would like to know more about EECP. I am 48, and my doctor advised me to got for angioplasty but I hear about EECP and would like to...

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  • FDA warsn False negative Troponin with Biotin

    I did a post with link but moderator has to ok that. But it is important to know that BIOTIN in your vitamins or supplements will cause a false negative TROPONIN if it was taken within 12 hours of test. So any heart patients are advised to check you vitamins and supplements and do not take them if they...

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  • Stomach pain every time heart rate increases

    I'm 39, normal weight and I used to be quite active. But for the past 2 years every time I do something to increase my heart rate, my stomach hurts. And it will hurt harder and harder if I don't stop. And it can be exercise or recently even just having an argument and talking. But the pain will...

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  • Is this angina?

    Hi there I've been suffering from shortness of breath on exertion and a burning centrally across my chest which radiates horizontally . It ceases after rest. Cardiac perfusion test was normal symptoms have worsened slightly recently and cardiology have referred me for  an angiogram. does anyone...

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  • Chest pain when cold

    Whenever I get cold I start getting chest pain. It can be any situation like sleeping at night as the temperature falls in the room, wearing a wet t-shirt for some time, not being dressed properly in the cold weather. The result is always the same, I get terrible pain in my chest, every breath hurts,...

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  • Ecercise

    Hi, I had a lower left ventracle blockage 3 years ago. I am on bisoprolol 1.5mg since then. I exercise alot. But I was told lately the this medicine is a sign of chronic heart failure. It was a young doctor. He has scared me. Is there any body on this med that does gym work?? Thanks

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  • Cardio Syndrome X

    Hi I’m being tested for Cardio Syndrome X (microvascular angina).  Is there anyone else that has this condition? Would be interested in hearing from others.  Many thanks Lxx

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  • Bishpick - Hospitalised Following Bad Episode - :(

    Quote :  "★5 andrew22534  samuelsabout 4 hours agoHi all, just to let you know Bishpick is in hospital after a very bad episode.... he would appreciate any support...." Andrew thanks for the notification. Bishpick - sorry to hear the news. Hope with a flurry of Positive...

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  • Isosorbide Mononitrate

    Has or is anybody taking Isosorbide Mononitrate?  I have to keep taking it twice a day until I have my 2nd stent fitted 7th March. For 4 hours after I have taken it I'm unable to function all I can do is lay down. Tried taking it at night and felt better for doing so but spoke with...

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  • Suspecting Prizmetal Angina

    21, female. Complications started when I was diagnosed with Pericarditis months ago. Came with effusion, but it was mild. Had heart attack symptoms. Treatment went well. Fluid is virtually gone. But I continue to have symptoms. Chest pain, left arm, shoulder, and wrist pain, jaw pain, numb/tingling...

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  • Stable & unstable angina

    I believe have both, yet ignored as not showing up on tests even when causing MI revived with angioplasty & when most anaesthetists don't want to know as there is also PAH not showing up on tests but reveal devices not functioning appropriately as technicians sampling  .Should a GP straight...

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  • Coronary Artery Spasms

    Ok I have had this condition for years, some cardiologists agree with the diagnosis and a couple do not .Cut a long story short, last week I was out shopping, I had sudden crushing chest pain and felt really ill , had a spray, rested for 5 minutes and was able to able to continue on even though I was...

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  • Nuclear Stress Test Adverse Reaction

    I am new to this site and don't know if i am posting where I should be. My apologies if I am not.  I recently had a Nuclear Stress Test and despite reminding my cardiologist that I have allergies and react to medications (I have had reactions to two medications he prescribed) and despite my...

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  • Angina or something else

    Hi all i have been diagnosed with angina have been to er more then i can remember.but what i would like to know can angina chest pain last whole day for days on end.i do have lots of stress and anxiety.like last night i felt jaw pain,heart beat fast and sweating,but only lasted couple of seconds.i dont...

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  • Is this Angina?

    Ok, some background. I'm 55, overweight, and have had acid reflux on and off for 20 years. I have a small sliding hiatus hernia, and life for the last year has been one problem after another usually resulting in high stress levels, (I'm on Ramipril for high blood presure). I also had two vacant...

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