Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina
|Angina: Most Common Areas of Pain|
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- Chest pain (angina)—This may feel like heaviness, burning, choking, tightness, pressure, or squeezing, usually behind the breastbone, but sometimes starting or radiating into the arms, left shoulder, neck, back, teeth, or jaw.
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath particularly with physical exertion
American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org .
Braunwald E, Zipes D, Libby P. Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2001
- Reviewer: Michael J. Fucci, DO
- Review Date: 09/2012 -
- Update Date: 09/11/2012 -