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Is stable angina serious?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

While stable angina can be managed successfully, it is serious. If not treated, it can lead to a heart attack. A heart attack is a dangerous medical condition that can be life-threatening and which requires emergency medical attention.

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