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    Stable Angina Professional

    Stable Angina, NICE recommends that transmyocardial laser revascularisation and percutaneous laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris show no efficacy and may pose unac...

    Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome Professional

    In the otherwise healthy person there is probably no other feature but, where the heart and circulation are already compromised, perhaps from coronary heart disease, this can produce angina pector...

    Nitrates Conditions

    They can be taken as a short-acting form, for when angina comes on; or they can be taken as a long-acting form to try to prevent angina. What are nitrate medicines? , angina...

    Oesophageal Spasm Professional

    Symptoms [ 2 ] Chest pain: Because the heart and oesophagus are in such close proximity, distinguishing oesophageal pain from cardiac pain can be difficult and oesophageal spasm is often i...

    Coronary Angioplasty Conditions

    What is angina and what causes it? Angina is a pain that comes from the heart . The usual cause of angina is narrowing of one or more of your heart (coronary) arteries. , ang...

    Angina Conditions

    Angina, Read more about cardiac syndrome X (microvascular angina) . What are the symptoms of angina? Typical and common angina symptoms The common sy...

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) Coronary Artery Spasm

    Heart Disease and Physical Activity Professional

    Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary artery events through exercise Any patients who have had a myocardial infarction or episodes of angina should be encouraged t...

    Flying with Medical Conditions Professional

    Unstable angina. Decompensated congestive cardiac failure. Uncontrolled hypertension. Coronary artery bypass graft within 10 days. , pregnancy patient currently pregnant angin...

    Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease Professional

    The overall incidence of angina in the UK in 2011 was 38 per 100,000 in men and 21 per 100,000 in women. The prevalence is higher in lower socio-economic groups. , angina pectoris...

    Chest Pain Professional

    See the separate articles on  Angina Pectoris , Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Myocardial Infarction . Psychological treatment may be helpful with some patients.

    Eisenmenger's Syndrome Professional

    Polycythaemia , hyperviscosity syndrome . Angina pectoris . Arrhythmias ( atrial fibrillation / atrial flutter ). Syncope . Sudden death , stroke , transient ischaemic attac...

    Heart Disease Conditions

    You may have no problems when you are at rest; however, if you are doing some exercise or something that requires the heart to pump harder, it can cause a cramp-like central chest pain which is called...

    Physical Training Professional

    Clearly, then a doctor will certify that medication is necessary and used by inhaler for asthma. Angina pectoris and intermittent claudication : Cardiac rehabilitation is e...

    Obesity in Adults Professional

    Relative increased risk of diseases in obesity Disease Relative risk for women Relative risk for men Type 2 diabetes 12.7 5.2 Hypertension 4.2 ...

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) Conditions

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X), Cardiac syndrome X (CSX) is thought to be a type of angina . In CSX you feel chest pain when your heart works harder but the heart arterie...

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) Professional

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X), Synonyms: microvascular angina Microvascular Angina (previously known as Cardiac syndrome X (CSX)) is characterised by angi...

    Calcium-channel Blockers Conditions

    For example, they are used in the treatment of angina, high blood pressure and Raynaud's phenomenon. What are calcium-channel blockers? Calcium-channel blockers (sometimes called cal...

    Acute Coronary Syndrome Conditions

    The term 'acute coronary syndrome' (ACS) covers a range of disorders, including a heart attack (myocardial infarction) and unstable angina, that are caused by the same underlying prob...

    Coronary Artery Vasospasm Professional

    Synonym: variant angina, Prinzmetal's angina See also separate Stable Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome articles. , coronary vasospasm (including prinzmetal&...

    Calcium-channel Blockers Professional

    They have a longer duration of action than nifedipine, making them useful in hypertension and angina. All are valuable in angina associated with coronary vasospasm. Side-effects rela...

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