What are symptoms of heart ischemia?
Heart ischemia is usually caused by a previous heart attack or coronary artery disease. Several factors put people at an increased risk for the condition, including high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, drug and alcohol abuse,diabetes and leading a sedentary lifestyle. A family history of heart disease, the presence of hypertension or high blood pressure and diseases that cause buildup of proteins in the organs or body tissues can also increases individual risks. End-stage kidney disease can likewise play a factor in its development.