Common causes of chest pain

An episode of House Calls: Real Docs, Real Talk

Chest pain doesn’t always mean heart attack or heart disease, but it should never be ignored. Dr. Eduardo Sanchez explains three common causes of chest pain: acid indigestion (commonly called heartburn), angina, and coronary artery disease or CAD. Learn what causes these conditions, what do to if you experience them, and how you can prevent them.

If you experience chest pain, don't self-diagnose. Call 911 or your healthcare provider for guidance.

Learn more about the signs of a heart attack.