Coronary artery disease is caused due to blockage or interruption of your heart's blood supply by build-up of fatty substances in the coronary arteries. Depending on the severity of blockage of the artery, the symptoms may vary from angina pain (chest pain), a heart attack (myocardial infarction) to sudden cardiac arrest and death. Some people with significant blockage of the coronary artery may have minimal or no symptoms. Prognosis of people with coronary artery disease improves significantly with timely management of the disease.
Consult a doctor if you have any of the following symptoms suggestive of some significant heart problem:
Consult a doctor immediately if you have:
Who to consult
Health professionals, who can be consulted, if you symptoms of coronary heart problem include:
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