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What is Coronary Heart Disease?

By Best Diagnostic Corp.

Dec 11, 2021 - 08:29 AM

In most cases, Coronary artery disease is only diagnosed after the patient suffers from a major blockage or a heart attack. Coronary artery disease leads to an insufficient flow of blood in the arteries and thus to the heart.

It is a condition wherein the coronary arteries are damaged or diseased and is one of the most common types of heart disease affecting approximately a million people and is also one of the leading causes of death among men and women.

In most cases, Coronary artery disease is only diagnosed after the patient suffers from a major blockage or a heart attack. Coronary artery disease leads to an insufficient flow of blood in the arteries and thus to the heart.

A few of the commonly observed coronary artery disease symptoms are:
- Chest Pain
- Heart Attack

- Shortness of Breath
- Shoulder or Arm pain
- Dizziness

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