Angina Pectoris (cont.)
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What are the risk factors angina and atherosclerosis?
Risk factors for atherosclerosis and angina include the following. Some of these are reversible.
When to seek medical care for angina
If the person has never had these symptoms, can call a health-care professional, especially if the person is uncertain of the symptoms or what action to should take.
If the person has had angina before, they may not need to seek medical care if the symptoms are the same as they always are.
If the person has had angina before, go to the nearest hospital emergency department if any of the following situations occur:
Any of these situations may be a medical emergency and requires a visit to a hospital emergency department.
If a person believes they have risk factors for angina, but no symptoms, they should call a health-care professional to arrange for an evaluation in the office. Don't wait for symptoms to occur.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/31/2016
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