Site and radiation

Angina pain is characteristically cenlra) and retrosternal. The pain may radiale to either arm. hand or wrist, to die throat or jaw (in which case it may be described as toothache) to the back or the epigastrium. Occasionally pain is experienced in these sites and not in the ehest.

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Fig. 3.1 Symptoms of angina.

TABLE 3,7 Factors worsening or relieving angina





Emotional excitement

Glyceryl trinitrate

Cold weather

Warm up before exercise

Exercise after meal

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