cardiovascular diseases

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE

FACTS ABOUT PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE (PAD)

You may have lower extremity PAD if you have muscle pain or weakness that begins as a result of physical activity, such as walking, and stops within minutes after resting. About 1 in 4 people with PAD have these symptoms. Other people with PAD have different symptoms or no symptoms at all.

CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA PECTORIS

CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA PECTORIS

Patients often do not refer to angina as “pain” but as a sensation of tightness, squeezing, burning, pressing, choking, aching, bursting, “gas,” indigestion, or an ill-characterized discomfort. It is often characterized by clenching a fist over the mid chest.

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