About- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is characterized by a range of conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart, due to malfunction of the heart muscle.
Chest pain (angina) or discomfort
Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the jaw, neck, back, or abdomen
Nausea or vomiting
Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
Sudden, excessive sweating (diaphoresis)
Feeling dizzy or lightheaded
Feeling restless or apprehensive
Acute coronary syndrome usually occurs due to the buildup of fatty deposits (plaques) in and on the walls of coronary arteries, the blood vessels delivering oxygen and nutrients to heart muscles.
High blood pressure
Obesity or overweight
A family history of chest pain, heart disease, or stroke
Specialists to Visit
Emergency Medicine Doctor
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