Chest pain

discomfort or pain felt anywhere along the front of the body between the neck and upper abdomen

Chest pain is pain or discomfort in the chest, usually in the front of the chest. It may be sharp or heavy pains. It can be caused by heart-related and non-heart-related problems.[1] Pain is caused by not enough blood flow to the heart.[2]

References change

  1. Schey R, Villarreal A, Fass R (April 2007). "Noncardiac chest pain: current treatment". Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 3 (4): 255–62. PMC 3099272. PMID 21960837.
  2. Alpert, Joseph S. (2005). Cardiology for the Primary Care Physician. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 47. ISBN 9781573402125.