Chest Pain Medical Conditions: Page 4
Below is a list of potential medical conditions this symptom could be a sign of.
High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is abnormally high blood pressure with no known cause. Blood pressure measurements are read as two numbers: Systolic pressure: higher number, normal reading is 120 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) or less Diastolic pressure: lower number, normal reading is 80 mmHg or less What is High Blood Pressure?
Pheochromocytoma is a tumor. It is made up of special adrenal gland cells. These cells secrete hormones such as epinephrine and norepinephrine...What is Pheochromocytoma?
Adjustment disorder is an excessive, prolonged reaction to a stressful event or situation. The stressor could be a single one or a combination of stressors affecting one single person or a group of individuals...What is Adjustment Disorder?
The heart is comprised of four chambers: two upper chambers (atria) and two lower chambers (ventricles)...What is Heart Block?
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) is not one specific disease. It is the term is used to describe several heart rhythm disorders...What is Sick Sinus Syndrome?
Atypical Pneumonia (Mycoplasma and Viral)
Atypical pneumonia is a lung infection. What is Atypical Pneumonia (Mycoplasma and Viral)?
Malignant hypertension is blood pressure that is so high that it is actually causing damage to organs, particularly in the nervous system, the cardiovascular system, and/or the kidneys...What is Malignant Hypertension?
Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart's muscular wall, the myocardium. Although rare, it can be devastating...What is Myocarditis?
Psittacosis is an infection caused by a bacterium called Chlamydia psittaci . This infection causes fever, chills, dry coughing, headache, muscle aches, and sometimes Pneumonia ...What is Psittacosis?
Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is a rare disease. It is high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs...What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension?