How is microvascular angina diagnosed?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Doctors usually begin diagnosis of microvascular angina based on your described symptoms. A physical exam and a full medical history will be taken to help with the initial diagnosis. Other tests to confirm microvascular angina may include imaging tests like EKGs or MRIs, testing for cholesterol levels, and stress tests.

Continue Learning about Angina

Is Angina Related to Heart Attacks?
Is Angina Related to Heart Attacks?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.