What Are the Treatments for Stable Angina?

Q:
What are the treatments for stable angina?

A:
There are several treatment options, including lifestyle changes, medications and surgery.

If your condition is mild, lifestyle changes can be the treatment:

  • Stop smoking
  • Eat a healthy diet of vegetables, fruits and whole grains
  • Exercise regularly

Medications can also be helpful, and they include:

  • Nitrates
  • Beta blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Medications that control high blood pressure, diabetes or high cholesterol levels

If the condition is severe, you may need surgery:

  • Angioplasty
  • Bypass graft surgery

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