Angina Pains are one of the first signs of Heart Disease and Atherosclerosis. These pains are described as a discomfort in the chest causing pressure, heaviness, squeezing, burning or choking sensation.
These angina pains may be localized primarily in the upper central abdomen, back, neck, jaw, or shoulders. Typical locations for radiation of pain are arms, shoulders, neck and the upper back.
The angina pains may be accompanied by sweating and nausea in some cases. It usually lasts for about 1-5 minutes, and is relieved by rest or specific medication.