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41 Symptoms Symptoms of angina can include: ■■ Chest pain or discomfort ■■ Pain in your arms, neck, jaw, shoulder or back along with chest pain ■■ Nausea ■■ Fatigue ■■ Shortness of breath ■■ Anxiety ■■ Sweating ■■ Dizziness Women may experience angina differently. For women, angina may feel more like sharp or stabbing pain in the chest, and women may be more likely to experience nausea, abdominal pain, or shortness of breath. If angina is getting in the way of your daily activities, you should talk with your doctor. There are effective treatments, including medications, that can help with the symptoms of angina, as well as the underlying problems angina itself can be a symptom of. When you talk with your cardiologist, be sure to tell him or her all about your symptoms. When do they occur? What are you doing when they occur? How do they feel to you?


P750-A 7 Steps to a Healthy Heart
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