What do I need to know about caring for someone with microvascular angina?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Learning about signs, symptoms, and effects of microvascular angina can help care for someone with the disease. Shortness of breath can make movement difficult. Helping with regular activities, such as getting the mail, vacuuming the floor, and running errands can be a great help to someone with microvascular angina. Have a plan in case of emergency if the chest pains are prolonged or the pain is severe.

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