Angina (Angina Pectoris)
Angina (an-JI-nuh or AN-juh-nuh) is pain or discomfort that occurs if an area of your doesn’t get enough -rich .
Angina may feel like pressure or squeezing in your . The pain also can occur in your , , , jaw, or back. Angina pain may even feel like indigestion.
Angina isn’t a disease; it’s a symptom of an underlying problem. Angina usually is a symptom of (CHD).
CHD is the most common type of disease in adults. It occurs if a waxy substance called (plak) builds up on the inner walls of your . These arteries carry -rich to your heart.