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No matter your age or gender, chest pain is the most common symptom of heart disease. Known medically as angina, it occurs when the heart muscle is temporarily blocked and deprived of receiving the blood and oxygen it needs. While unexplained chest pain may not always signal a heart attack, you should never ignore the symptoms.
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