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Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

What is Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. CAD is narrowing of the coronary arteries. The result? A serious threat to your heart and health.
Angina & Heart Attack
Angina (chest pain) is a warning sign of narrowed coronary arteries. If this narrowing gets worse, a heart attack can result.
Women & Heart Disease
Heart disease is the biggest killer of women—even more than cancer. The good news is that you can reduce your heart disease risk.
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Did You Know?

The most common symptom of heart disease is chest pain, but sometimes people mistake this pain for heartburn or indigestion. If you have chest pain that lasts more than a few minutes, or if you have other symptoms of a heart attack -- cold sweat and shortness of breath, for instance -- don't try to decide yourself, says the National Heartburn Alliance. Seek emergency medical help.

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