Microvascular disease

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What is microvascular disease?

Microvascular disease is a type of condition when the small arteries, a type of blood vessels, in the heart become narrow. This damage to the inner walls of the arteries may lead to spasms and decrease blood flow to the heart muscle.

Common symptoms reported by people with microvascular disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with microvascular disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norvasc)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
microvascular disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with microvascular disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with microvascular disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Norvasc)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
microvascular disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with microvascular disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has microvascular disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 4
50s 6
60s 6
70+ 6
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

83% Female
17% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from microvascular disease patients who have completed their condition history
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