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cardiac pain

Cardiac pain FAQ

1. Is it easy to describe cardiac pain? No. It is actually very difficult to describe it. The brain is unable to identify cardiac pain as accurately as it senses pain in other parts of the body. The sensations we receive from our internal organs (including the heart) are not…


What are the types of pain?

Pain can be described as acute or chronic. Acute pain is usually related to an easily identified event or condition. For example, a child falling off his bike and breaking a leg will experience acute pain. Acute pain usually resolves within a period of days to weeks. In contrast, chronic…