Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath.
chest pains caused by reduced blood flow to the heart. Partial blocking of the heart arteries (atherosclerosis) is the most common cause.
a recurring pain or discomfort in the chest that happens when some part of the heart does not receive enough blood. It is a common symptom of coronary heart disease, which occurs when vessels that carry blood to the heart become narrowed and blocked due to atherosclerosis. Angina feels like a pressing or squeezing pain, usually in the chest under the breast bone, but sometimes in the shoulders, arms, neck, jaws, or back. Angina is usually is brought on by exertion, and relieved within a few minutes by resting or by taking prescribed angina medicine.
A gripping, choking or Suffocating pain in the chest (angina pectoris) caused most often by insufficient flow of oxygen to the heart muscle during exercise or excitement. Exercise should stop and medical attention should be obtained.