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Angina

Caused by insufficient blood flow to the muscles of the heart, angina usually presents as chest pain. Here's how to recognise the signs of angina.

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Coronary heart disease symptoms

If your coronary arteries become partially blocked, it can cause chest pain (angina). If they become completely blocked, it can cause a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Find out the symptoms.

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Coronary heart disease treatment

Although there is no cure for coronary heart disease, there are a range of treatments your doctor might recommend to reduce your risk. Find out how coronary heart disease is treated.

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Heart

The heart pumps blood around the body to supply tissues with nutrition and oxygen. Find out about how it works and a number of health problems related to the heart.

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Heart failure – a personal story

Being diagnosed with heart failure can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Watch this video about heart failure - listening to others who have experienced similar situations can be helpful.

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Health benefits of sex and love

Some scientific studies suggest that love and sex can bring benefits such as lower blood pressure. Find out how cupid's arrow can boost your health.

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Coronary artery bypass graft

Coronary artery disease can cause pain, shortness of breath and heart attacks. A coronary artery bypass graft can relieve your pain and may help you to live longer.

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Heart attack treatments

Too many people lose their lives because they wait too long to get treatment for heart attack. Find out about treatment options for a heart attack.

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Circulatory system

Your body's circulatory system comprises the blood, heart and blood vessels. It moves oxygen and nutrients around the body, and removes carbon dioxide. Find out more, including about the problems that can occur.

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Beta blockers

Beta blockers are medicines that are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), although there can be risks for some people. Find out more about the benefits and risks of using beta blockers.

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Complications of peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease can result in additional complications. Find out about complications of peripheral vascular disease.

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