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What triggers angina?

Anthony L. Komaroff, MD
Internal Medicine
Common angina triggers include:
  • Walking briskly outside on a cold, windy, or humid day
  • Hurrying with a heavy load
  • Exerting after a heavy meal
  • Working under a deadline
  • Speaking in public
  • Engaging in sexual activity
  • Being worried, tense, or angry

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