Angina is caused by a lack of oxygenated blood to the heart usually from the narrowing of the arteries. This results in chest pain especially during exertion when the increased activity calls for more blood to be pumped quickly causing pressure to build.
Standard medical treatment is the use of aspirin to thin the blood and statins to lower cholesterol where it is high and an inhaler to reduce pain the event of an attack.
Smoking significantly increases the risk of attacks and the condition worsening.
Being overweight makes your heart work harder, if you’ve tried and failed to lose weight over the years then it could be that “diets” aren’t addressing the foods that are a problem for you. N
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