Coronary heart disease is caused by a narrowing of the heart’s arteries. The deposit of atheromatous plaques in blood vessels prevents the blood from circulating freely. The heart no longer receives enough oxygen to function normally, which can lead to angina or heart attack.
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Breast cancer: This is a malignant tumour made up of many cancerous cells. It should be noted that breast cancer is not the most common cause of breast pain, as patients of this disease are often asymptomatic.