- Q What increases my risk for angina?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyLack of exercise and an unhealthy diet are two factors you can control that contribute to the development of angina, the squeezing chest pain. In this video, Dr. Oz explains these risk factors. Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of unstable angina?
The main symptom of unstable angina is sudden or unusual chest pain or pressure. In people who have a pattern of stable angina, any pain that varies from the pattern is unstable angina. The pain often continues for a longer time than that of stable... Full Answer
- Q What is unstable angina?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyUnlike stable angina, the squeezing chest pain known as unstable angina happens at rest, lasts for more than 30 minutes, and can be life-threatening. In this video, Dr. Oz talks about why angina occurs and the important differences between the two types.... Full Answer
- Q How does angina affect men and women differently?
Men become at greater risk of angina at a younger age than women. Angina usually occurs in men over 45 and women over 55. In addition, the pain of angina may be much different in women than it is in men. Women may feel the pain as a burning or sharp pain... Full Answer
- Q Does angina affect children differently than adults?
Angina usually occurs in men over 45 and women over 55. It is very unlikely to affect a child. Full Answer