Overview: Chest pain or pressure, (angina) is caused by the lack of oxygen-rich blood getting to the heart muscle.
Angina, also called chest pain or discomfort, is caused by the lack of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle. It is a symptom of a number of heart diseases, including HCM.
What does angina feel like?
Besides chest pain itself, angina may feel like your heart or chest is being squeezed. It can also feel like indigestion. It is also possible to experience this discomfort in your shoulders, arms, neck, back, or jaw.