I know this dysfunction well and like many other long term diagnoses this requires management
. HUGE lifestyle changes. Emory and similar researchers do not know why this happens, if it is hereditary, viral or anything else at this point.
October 2009: This condition is getting progressively worse. Since Aug.1st 2009 I have had increasing episodes of chest tightening, vasospasm and chest pain only relieved by up to two sprays of nitro.