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 are nausea, fatigue, sweating, dizziness, shortness of breath, severe body pains.
Types of Angina: Stable Angina: It is triggered by physical exertion, it occurs when we climb stairs or heavy exercise or walk, if heart does not gets enough blood, emotional stress, cold temperature, arteries will get narrow in angina condition. Unstable Angina: It is caused due to blood clots, heart attacks takes place, Variant Angina: It is also called as Prinzmetal’s angina it is caused by spasm present in coronary artery. It reduces blood flow and leads to severe chest pain.
: 16,000,000 victims of angina, heart attack and other forms of coronary heart disease are still living. Victims of Angina are 8,700,000 males and 7,300,000 females. Ratio of Angina is 9.4% for men and 6.0% for women.