Posts tagged with ‘Chest Pain’

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  • Pleurisy (Pleuritis)

    Pleurisy is a condition marked by chest pain and inflammation. It occurs in the tissue that lines your chest and…

  • Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

    Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is caused by a fungus. It affects people with weak immune systems because of HIV infection and…

  • Histoplasmosis

    Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus that lives in soil. People get infected by breathing in spores from…

  • Heartburn

    Heartburn is a burning feeling in the lower chest, along with a sour or bitter taste in the throat and…

  • Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer is one of the world’s most common cancers. It is the deadliest cancer in the United States. Most…

  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory, allergic disease. It may be confused with GERD. Learn about the symptoms and…

  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia

    An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is a type of medical device. It helps treat arrhythmias and prevent cardiac arrest.

  • Angina

    Angina is a heart condition that causes chest pain or pressure.

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is when the blood vessels leading to the heart harden and restrict blood flow.

  • Heart Attack

    A heart attack happens when there is an artery blockage that prevents enough oxygen from getting to the heart. This…

  • Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

    Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is caused by blocked blood vessels. Learn…

  • Does Gender Matter? Heart Health for Women vs. Men

    Heart health is different for men and women. Knowing the physical differences and symptoms can help you take preventive steps…