The symptoms include pain or discomfort in the middle of the chest, pain may be accompanied by breathlessness and sweating, pressure or a feeling of tightness in the chest, radiating pain to the neck, jaw and left arm, or both arms and sometimes, radiating pain in the upper back and shoulders.
Tests done to diagnose are:
- ECG (Electrocardiogram)
- Stress testing
- Chest x-ray
- Blood tests
Nitrates, Aspirin, Clot-preventing drugs, Beta blockers, Statins, Calcium channel blockers and Ranolazine (Ranexa) are few medications given.
Angioplasty and Coronary artery bypass surgery are done to treat angina.
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