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Causes of Angina

Causes of Angina

Angina, or chest pain, is caused by lack of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle. The underlying cause of angina is usually heart disease, also referred to as coronary heart disease or coronary artery disease.

List of causes of Angina

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Angina) that could possibly cause Angina includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Angina

Angina Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Angina:

Angina: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Angina, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Angina:

Angina: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Angina: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Angina:

  • Stable angina - a regular pattern of angina; the most common type.
  • Unstable angina - a new, irregular or changed pattern of angina. Needs urgent medical attention for possible heart attack or heart disease.
  • Prinzmetal's angina (variant angina) - caused by vasospasm.
  • Microvascular angina - caused by small blood vessels rather than artery damage.
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Angina: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Angina as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Angina as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Angina. Our database lists the following as having Angina as a complication of that condition:

Angina as a symptom:

Conditions listing Angina as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Angina. Our database lists the following as having Angina as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Angina:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Angina as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Dobutamine Hydrochloride
  • Dobutrex
  • Dobuject
  • Oxiken
  • Dextrothyroxine Sodium
  • more drugs...»

Drug interactions causing Angina:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Angina as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Verapamil and beta blocking drug interaction
  • Calan and beta blocking drug interaction
  • Calan SR and beta blocking drug interaction
  • Covera HS and beta blocking drug interaction
  • Isoptin and beta blocking drug interaction
  • more interactions...»

What causes Angina?

Article excerpts about the causes of Angina:
Episodes of angina occur when the heart's need for oxygen increases beyond the oxygen available from the blood nourishing the heart. Physical exertion is the most common trigger for angina. Other triggers can be emotional stress, extreme cold or heat, heavy meals, alcohol, and cigarette smoking. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, ANGINA: NHLBI)

What triggers Angina?

The following conditions are listed as possible triggers for Angina:

Medical news summaries relating to Angina:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Angina:

Related information on causes of Angina:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Angina may be found in:

 

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