Angina (chest pain) Heart-attack

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Acupressure for Angina (chest pain) Heart-attack
June 23, 2016
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Angina (chest pain) Heart-attack

chest pain

Chest pain that is caused by insufficient blood supply through the coronary arteries that feed oxygen and nutrients to the heart.  Chest pain (the pain can also be in the shoulder, back, arm, jaw or abdomen), chest pain that occurs at rest or with less exertion, shortness of breath, sweating, feeling faint, nausea, vomiting. The chest pain may be described as tightness, squeezing, crushing, burning, choking, or aching.


Damage or death of heart muscle caused by a blockage of an artery (coronary artery) that supplies blood to a part of the heart.  The most common cause of the blockage is build up of fat and calcium in the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle (atherosclerosis). Conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, family history of heart attacks and diabetes can all increase the chances of having a heart attack.

Symptoms of Heart attack

Chest pain (typically described as squeezing, crushing, or band like),  jaw pain, arm pain, back pain, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, vomiting, apprehension, fainting, dizziness.


Acupressure points for chest pain and heart attack

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