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O'Grady returns to TV after scare

ITV star Paul O'Grady has returned to his ITV show after being admitted to hospital after feeling unwell. The 58-year-old comedian has suffered from two heart attacks in the past.

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What is an angina attack?

Television personality Paul O'Grady is to undergo surgery today following an angina attack.

What is angina?

  • Angina is chest pain that occurs when the blood supply to the muscles of the heart is restricted
  • It usually happens because the arteries supplying the heart become hardened and narrowed
  • The pain and discomfort of angina feels like a dull, heavy or tight pain in the chest that can sometimes spread to the left arm, neck, jaw or back
  • The pain is usually triggered by physical activity or stress and typically only lasts for a few minutes. This is often referred to as an angina attack

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