Whether it’s a cough that won’t quit or the price of working out too hard, intercostal muscle strain can be painful. Learn how to alleviate the pain from internal medicine specialist Janet Morgan, MD.
A sudden, sharp pain in your child’s chest may be scary, but it’s rarely anything serious. Learn when to worry and when it’s just Texidor’s twinge.
Heartburn and heart attack share some similar symptoms. But how do you know when your chest pain is something more serious than acid indigestion?
A sharp, stabbing pain in the chest is scary, but it doesn’t necessarily equal a heart attack. It may not be coming from the heart at all. Find out what causes sharp pain in the chest and when to seek help.
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Not all chest pains are symptoms of a heart attack. Learn which symptoms could be signaling trouble and which are probably something else.
Not all chest pain is serious, yet the symptoms of heart attack vary widely. Our expert explains.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about symptoms of heart disease.
If you have cardiac sarcoidosis it means that inflammation is affecting your heart. The cause of this rare disease is unknown. Find out what we do know about it.
If you’ve ever felt as though your heart is beating too fast, you know it can be scary. But these sensations don’t automatically signal something serious
If you are a young athlete and have chest pain, see a doctor right away. Only about 5 percent of chest pain in this group is caused by a heart issue — but those are the cases no one wants to miss.