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TIGHTENING HOLD: For those with typical angina, even if there is no significant blockage of the heart arteries, it is very likely that the heart arteries have plaques and are abnormal. They are also at higher risk of getting a heart attack.

It's not 'all in the mind'

Some patients have no significant blockage of their heart arteries upon testing, and yet continue to be troubled by symptoms typical of angina. Recent studies suggest that such signs shouldn't be ignored
Mar 7, 2015 5:50 AM

CHEST tightness or significant shortness of breath on exertion which is relieved on rest is called "angina" and suggests that one may have significant blockage of the heart arteries. However, there are some who have no significant blockage of the heart arteries upon testing, and yet continue to