Angina (Angina Pectoris): Symptoms
is pain or discomfort that occurs when an area of your doesn’t get enough -rich .
Signs and Symptoms of Angina
Pain and discomfort are the main symptoms of . Angina often is described as pressure, squeezing, burning, or tightness in the . The pain or discomfort usually starts the .
Pain from also can occur in the , , , jaw, , or back. The pain may feel like indigestion. Some people say that angina pain is hard to describe or that they can’t tell exactly where the pain is coming from.
Signs and symptoms such as (feeling sick to your ), fatigue (tiredness), shortness of breath, sweating, light-headedness, and weakness also may occur.
Women are more likely to feel discomfort in the , jaw, , , or back. Shortness of breath is more common in older people and those who have . Weakness, dizziness, and confusion can mask the signs and symptoms of in elderly people.
Symptoms also vary based on the type of…