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PATIENT EDUCATION ::
Heart Disease
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. CHD is also called coronary artery disease. Some of the common types are:

  • • Angina
  • • Heart attack
  • • Unstable angina
  • • It may feel heavy or like someone is squeezing your heart. You feel it    under your breast bone (sternum), but also in your neck, arms, stomach, or    upper back
  • • The pain usually occurs with activity or emotion, and goes away with rest    or a medicine called nitroglycerin
  • • Other symptoms include shortness of breath and fatigue with activity    (exertion)