Is there a cure for variant angina?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Variant angina has a number of possible causes, and there are treatments. However, there is no one cure. Preventing heart attacks and future episodes of variant angina are the main goals of treatment. This treatment focuses on getting the blood to flow more easily to the heart. Medications are often used. A successful treatment plan will often incorporate lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking and managing blood pressure, as both high blood pressure and smoking increase your risk of variant angina. Exercise and eating a diet high in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables are also often part of a successful treatment plan.

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