Angina is a nonspecific symptom often described as tightness, pressure, or pain in the chest that can have cardiac or noncardiac causes. Angina pectoris results from myocardial ischemia caused by an imbalance between myocardial blood supply and oxygen demand. Stable angina refers to symptoms only upon exertion, whereas unstable angina occurs at rest.
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