Angina is defined as chest pain which is caused due to reduced blood flow to heart muscle. It is a symptom of coronary artery disease. It is also known as Angina Pectoris. It leads to severe chest pain or discomfort in chest and sometimes breathing problems also occurs. Symptoms of Angina; Symptoms of Angina are nausea, fatigue, sweating, dizziness, shortness of breath, severe body pains. Types of Angina: Stable Angina and Unstable Angina. Generally stable angina occurs in women as compared with unstable angina.
Tests and Diagnosis: There are different types of tests for Angina they are Electrocardiogram, Stress test, Echocardiogram, Nuclear stress test, chest X-ray, Blood test, Coronary angiography and cardiac. Treatment for Angina: Angina can be treated by using different types of medicaments they are nitrates, aspirin, clot-preventing drugs, β blockers, statins, calcium channel blockers etc.
Statistics: In Belgium, out of 10,348,276 population the angina affected people are 243,488. It shows the rapid influence of disease.