Refractory Angina Pectoris

Refractory Angina Pectoris (RAP) or Angina is chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart, and is a symptom of coronary heart disease.

Refractory Angina Pectoris has a variety of symptoms including: chest pain or discomfort, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath, sweating, and dizziness. Chest pain or discomfort might be accompanied by similar sensations in the arms, neck, jaw shoulder or back. The pain and discomfort might feel like pressure from a heavy weight, or squeezing of a vice. If chest pain lasts longer than a few minutes or is not cured by medication, it could be the sign of a heart attack and emergency medical attention is recommend.

Source: Mayo Clinic
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