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  • Angina Pectoris

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    Angina Pectoris Angina pectoris is a medical condition that literally means a choked chest. The victim feels acute pain in his chest for a few seconds, and then it goes away. This occurs when myocardium cells, the muscle portion of your heart, are temporarily denied oxygen. At this stage they do not die, but maybe weakened. If left untreated and the disease continues, a serious condition known as myocardial infraction or commonly called a heart attack may occur. This can severely damage the heart's

  • The Dangers of Angina Pectoris

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    The Dangers of Angina Pectoris 3 Introduction 4 The Human Heart 5 Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease 5 Heart Attack 5 Sudden Death 5 Angina 6 Angina Pectoris 6 Signs and Symptoms 7 Different Forms of Angina 8 Causes of Angina 9 Atherosclerosis 9 Plaque 10 Lipoproteins 10 Lipoproteins and Atheroma 11 Risk Factors 11 Family History 11 Diabetes 11 Hypertension 11 Cholesterol 12 Smoking 12 Multiple Risk Factors 13 Diagnosis 14 Drug Treatment 14 Nitrates 14 Beta-blockers

  • Home Remedies for Angina

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    Angina is a severe pain in the chest that is caused due to ischemia of the heart muscle. It happens due to lack of blood which results in shortage of oxygen. Generally there may be obstruction or spasm of the heart blood vessel called the coronary arteries that creates a feeling that the heart is strangled. Angina may or may not cause a heart attack with or without pain. Nevertheless there can be pain in other part of the body like shoulders, arms, jaw, neck and back. Types of Angina There are

  • Condition of Unstable Angina

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    Unstable Angina: Unstable angina is a condition in which your heart doesn't get enough blood flow and oxygen. It may lead to a heart attack. Causes Symptoms/Signs Differences between others anginas Treatments Nursing Implications Coronary artery disease due to atherosclerosis is by far the most common cause of unstable angina. Atherosclerosis is the buildup of fatty material called plaque along the walls of the arteries. This causes arteries to become narrowed and less flexible. The narrowing

  • Angina Pectoris: The Heart Killer

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    the number of deaths from cancer, chronic lung disease, pneumonia and influenza, and others combined. One of the symptoms of coronary disease is angina pectoris. Unfortunately, a lot of people do not take it seriously, and thus not realizing that it may lead to other complications, and even death. The Human Heart In order to understand angina, one must know about our own heart. The human heart is a powerful muscle in the body which is worked the hardest. A double pump system, the heart

  • Caring for An Angina Patient

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    right time. This essay will delve deeper into the case of Rob Geis, a patient who was suffering from angina, given his history and the signs and symptoms he experienced up to the time when his condition worsened to Myocardial Infarction. This essay will also look into how the nurse should provide effective nursing care to the patient with this condition. Etiology and Pathophysiology of Angina Angina is pain felt in the chest area as a result of lack of inadequate supply to the myocardium (Better

  • Angina: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

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    Angina: Diagnosis and Treatment Options Angina refers to the pain arising from lack of adequate blood supply to the heart muscle. Typically, it is a crushing pain behind the breastbone in the center of the chest, brought on by exertion and relieved by rest. It may at times radiate to or arise in the left arm, neck, jaw, left chest, or back. It is frequently accompanied by sweating, palpitations of the heart, and generally lasts a matter of minutes. Similar pain syndromes may be caused

  • Medical Technology has Increased Life Expectancy

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    However micro vascular angina pectoris a medical term for chest pain remain number one killer in the world it is a discomfort due to coronary heart disease simply called angina. This occurs when the heart muscle temporarily doesn't get sufficient in order to function properly. In addition it’s usually happens because one or more of the heart's arteries is narrowed or blocked. In the article of Lana management of micro vascular angina pectoris he clearly explain the nature of angina when he state that:

  • Myocardial Ischemia: The lack of Oxygen

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    Angina is chest pain which results from inadequate oxygen flow to the myocardium. If the demand for myocardial oxygen surpasses the ability of the coronary arteries to provide the heart with oxygen, myocardial ischemia happens. Angina is the clinical manifestation of reversible myocardial ischemia caused by either an increased demand for oxygen or a decreased supply of oxygen that can lead to myocardial ischemia (Lewis et al., 2010). Angina is classified as either Chronic Stable Angina (CSA), Unstable

  • Coronary Artery Disease

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    Coronary artery disease is a broad term which encompasses chronic stable angina and the acute coronary syndromes: unstable angina pectoris and acute myocardial infarction (Dechant, 2013). Atherosclerotic obstruction of the vessels supplying the myocardial tissue of the heart is the major cause of CAD (Brashers, 2012). There is a risk the heart muscle’s need for oxygen and nutrients will not be met if stable plaque or a thrombus (formed after a plaque rupture) limit the coronary arteries’ capability