Tag Archives: chest

What causes chest pain on the left side?

A person should never ignore chest pain. If a person is experiencing chest pain on the left side of their body, this could indicate a heart attack or other medical conditions, such as a lung problem or inflammation of the lining around a person’s heart. This article will cover the potential causes and symptoms of… Read More »

Woman’s chest pain diagnosed as ‘spiraling esophagus’: What’s that?

Swiss woman lives with a ‘spiraling’ esophagus Medical Mysteries and Marvels: A Swiss woman is diagnosed with a ‘spiraling’ esophagus, a condition where the esophagus literally squeezes itself into a shape that resembles a spiraling staircase. The rare phenomenon caused the woman to experience dramatic weight loss and painful spasms after she ate food. An… Read More »