Doctors for Angina in Chickballapur, Hubli-Dharwad
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Angina is derived from a Latin term ‘to strangle’ and can be translated to feeling of strangling in the chest. Angina is a chest pain or discomfort which is caused when the heart muscle does not get enough oxygen from the blood. It can feel like a heart attack but it is a warning sign from the heart. It may feel like indigestion and the pain can spread to the shoulders, arms, neck, jaw or back.
HOW IS ANGINA DIAGNOSED?
Angina can be diagnosed in one of the following ways:• Electrocardiogram or ECG• Chest X Ray• Blood Test• Cardiac CT Scan• Stress Test• Coronary Angiography
HOW IS ANGINA TREATED?
The treatment usually involves the installation of stents which will hold the arteries open so that the narrowing and tightening does not lead to pain in the future. Also, a coronary artery bypass surgery may be prescribed for particularly severe cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Lifestyle changes are also required to deal with this ailment.