What lifestyle changes should I make if I have microvascular angina?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Having microvascular angina requires some lifestyle changes. Daily exercise and eating a healthful diet low in saturated fat can help improve your heart's health. Walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week can strengthen your heart and get your body to a healthy weight. Quitting smoking is also recommended. It's also important to reduce your stress levels, so find stress-management techniques that work for you.

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