Chest pain

Also known as: Pain, chest
Chest discomfort or pain is a key warning symptom of a heart attack. If you have any of symptoms of a heart attack, call 911 immediately.

Most people fear that chest pain always means something is wrong with the heart. This is not the case. Chest discomfort or pain, especially in people who are younger than age 40, can have many causes.
Providence Heart and Vascular Institute comprises more than 80 highly-skilled physicians and surgeons. Each year at the Institute, more than 13,000 patients benefit from the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment and cardiac surgery.

Providence Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine provides inpatient and outpatient consultation, evaluation and state-of-the-art treatment for a wide range of acute and chronic lung diseases and critical illnesses.

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