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Causes of Microvascular angina

Causes of Microvascular angina

Microvascular angina, or chest pain, is caused by insufficient blood flow through the tiny blood vessels surrounding the heart. Poor blood flow may be caused by a blockage or abnormal function of the blood vessel itself. Microvascular angina is not necessarily caused by underlying heart disease.

Microvascular angina: Related Medical Conditions

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

Microvascular angina: Causes and Types

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

What causes Microvascular angina?

Causes: Microvascular angina: Patients with this condition experience chest pain but have no apparent coronary artery blockages. Doctors have found that the pain results from poor function of tiny blood vessels nourishing the heart as well as the arms and legs. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, ANGINA: NHLBI)

Related information on causes of Microvascular angina:

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


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