Coronary Heart Disease (CHD): Symptoms
(CHD) is a disease in which a waxy substance called builds up inside the . These arteries supply -rich to your .
Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
may feel like pressure or squeezing in your . You also may feel it in your , , , jaw, or back. Angina pain may even feel like indigestion. The pain tends to get worse with activity and go away with rest. Emotional stress also can trigger the pain.
Another common symptom of CHD is shortness of breath. This symptom occurs if CHD causes . When you have heart failure, your heart can’t pump enough to meet your body’s needs. Fluid builds up in your , making it hard to breathe.
The severity of these symptoms varies. They may get more severe as the buildup of continues to narrow the …