Angina Pectoris (cont.)
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The best action is to reduce risk factors early in life. The goal is to not have angina, a heart attack, or sudden death in the first place. Although no one can escape aging, inherited risk, or gender, certain risk factors are in your control.
If a person already has atherosclerosis and angina, they can learn to take precautions to avoid having symptoms. Avoiding the "triggers" will help keep the person comfortable and free of symptoms.
The question of exercise for a person with angina is important. Exercise is recommended.
The healthcare provider may recommend taking an aspirin daily.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/31/2015
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