How Long Does Angina Attack Last?

Q:
How long does angina attack last?

A:
Angina is a kind of chest pain that occurs when the heart muscle can get enough blood supply. Angina attack is squeezing pain or tightness in your chest. Stable angina attack often appears when you do physical activity and lasts about 5 minutes or less. Unstable angina attack may occur when you have a rest and last much longer,  about 10-15 minutes. But the length varies from one to another.

Typically, angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease. You should see your doctor if you often have angina attack.

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