ischemic heart disease


Ischemic heart disease is a heart problem caused by heart arteries that are narrowed. When there are blockages in arteries, they become narrowed, which means less blood and oxygen reaches the heart muscle. When more oxygen is needed, such as while exercising, the heart cannot meet the demands. The lack of oxygen caused by ischemic heart disease can product chest pain, discomfort known as angina pectoris or even a heart attack.

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