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What triggers angina?

Angina is a symptom of underlying heart disease, which is a serious disease that is often fatal if untreated. Deaths from Angina: 503 deaths (NHLBI 1999)

Can you die from angina? Angina is a symptom of underlying heart disease, which is a serious disease that is often fatal if untreated. Deaths from Angina: 503 deaths (NHLBI 1999)

Do people die from angina? Angina signals heart disease, the number one killer. Two to four percent of people with angina die from heart disease. Nearly seven million people in the United States suffer with angina pectoris.

What are signs of angina? Angina is a symptom itself. The signs and symptoms of angina are temporary pain (lasting a few seconds to a few minutes) or pressure, feeling of fullness and/or squeezing in the center the chest or in other areas such as the neck, shoulder, jaw, upper arms or upper back.

Does stable angina go away? For short periods of time. The pain associated with a stable angina attack usually goes away after a few minutes of rest or after taking a medication for angina. Most stable angina attacks last for between 1 and 15 minutes.