CAUSES – The most common cause of angina is coronary artery disease. A less common cause of angina is spasm of the coronary arteries.
TREATMENT – Treatment of angina includes rest, medications, angioplasty, and/or coronary artery bypass surgery. The best treatment method is maintaining a good diet and a healthy lifestyle. Doctors may also prescribe medications such as nitrates, beta-adrenergic blockers, and calcium channel blockers. Alternative therapies that can be used are; acupressure, ayurvedic medicine, and chelation therapy.
PREVENTION – It is best to maintain a low-cholesterol diet. By adopting a good exercise routine, you will less likely have to worry about being overweight. Smoking is never good for the heart, or the body; this will be a good time quit if you smoke.