Pages tagged: chest pain

Calcium Channel Blockers

Why do I need to take a calcium channel blocker? Calcium channel blockers are used to control high blood pressure...

Aortic Stenosis

Stenosis means narrowing. Aortic stenosis (AVS) is a narrowing of the aortic valve, which is the valve that lets blood...

Angina

Angina pectoris is a Latin phrase that means “strangling in the chest.” Patients describe angina as a squeezing, suffocating, or...

Inotropic Agents

 What are inotropes? Inotropic agents, or inotropes, are medicines that change the force of your heart’s contractions. There are 2...