Advertisement

Should I talk to my doctor about my microvascular angina symptoms?

If you are experiencing any symptoms of microvascular angina - especially chest pain - see your doctor right away. Even though it may be difficult to tell if your symptoms are caused by microvascular angina, all chest pain should be closely monitored by a doctor. If additional symptoms like shortness of breath, dizziness, or radiating pain past the chest to the arms or legs occur, seek emergency medical treatment.

Continue Learning about Angina

Understanding Chest Pain (Angina Pectoris)
Understanding Chest Pain (Angina Pectoris)
What is angina pectoris? Angina is temporary pain or discomfort in the chest that occurs when not enough oxygen-carrying blood reaches your heart musc...
Read More
How can warming up help prevent exercise-induced angina?
Anthony L. Komaroff, MDAnthony L. Komaroff, MD
A fascinating occurrence called the "warm-up phenomenon" has puzzled doctors for decades. In the...
More Answers
What are the types of angina?
Piedmont Heart InstitutePiedmont Heart Institute
The most common types of angina are stable angina and unstable angina. A rare type of angina is call...
More Answers
Could Your Chest Pain Be Angina?
Could Your Chest Pain Be Angina?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.